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Nash Kabbara

21 posts Houston, TX
I work at Manna Systems where we solve business problems with software. Business, software, and stepping outside my comfort zone make about 80% of my life. The other 20% is highly confidential!

Jan Zwart

Originally published about 10 years ago. Thank you web.archive.org!

I've never seen photography with such an intense human touch in it.

Check it out here.

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Best Places To Live

Originally published about 10 years ago. Thank you web.archive.org!

So, according to CNNMoney.com the 3rd best place to live in the U.S is Sugar Land, TX.

Are these guys on crack? Have they been to, umm, whatsit, yeah, Austin? Keep it weird baby!

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Three Short Must Reads

Originally published about 10 years ago. Thank you web.archive.org!

I think we always need something to remind us to use common sense. If that weren't true, we wouldn't have all these best selling books about self improvement.

These books are basically an elaborate expansion of common sense. For

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Have You Been Hacked?

Originally published about 10 years ago. Thank you web.archive.org!

Lately, it seems, many MySpace users have been complaining about someone breaking into their accounts and making life a bit more difficult. What is taking place is called an XSS attack or a Cross Site Scripting attack. Here's how

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CS Louis on Status and Social Exclusion

Originally published about 10 years ago. Thank you web.archive.org!

Freud would say, no doubt, that the whole thing is a subterfuge of the sexual impulse. I wonder whether the shoe is not sometimes on the Other foot, I wonder whether, in ages of promiscuity, many a virginity has

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Three Types of Responses

Originally published about 10 years ago. Thank you web.archive.org!

Every week, I get several "Friend Requests" from people I've never met or heard of. I think they might be the type that browse by zip code and start adding people randomly because they're mostly from town.

Anyway, before

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Currently reading...

Originally published on March 11th, 2005. Thank you web.archive.org!

I’m currently reading “The 7 habits of highly effective people”. Many people recommended it to me, so I thought why not.

So far, judging from the the introduction, the book seems very interesting. I was expecting a book

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How to become an expert in Ruby?

Originally published on Feb 11th, 2005. Thank you web.archive.org!

No, I’m asking, really, how?

Here is my plan of attack.

  • Read PickAxe2 a second time. Specially part 3.
  • Program in Ruby as much as possible. For work and fun.
  • Convert all webapps to rubyonrails.
  • Visit CS conventions
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