Hi! I'm Bob, and I use this site to collect my thoughts about life as a husband, father, engineer, and hobby farmer.


February 22, 2016

Mechanize rubygem installation on OS X

Solving installation problems for mechanize on OS X.

5.6 Million Reasons to Stop Ignoring the Skills Gap

In a society that’s convinced a four-year degree is the best path for the most people, a whole category of good jobs have been relegated to some sort of “vocational consolation prize.” Is it any wonder we have 1.3 trillion dollars in outstanding student loans? Is it really a surprise that vocational education has pretty much evaporated from high schools?

Clouds Are Secure: Are You Using Them Securely?

The opposite scenario occurs when IT professionals or corporate leaders have deeply held aversions to the use of cloud computing. The unwillingness to take advantage of cloud computing can leave an organization in an unsecure, inflexible or uncompetitive situation. It can even damage individual careers.

January 4, 2010

Perfect North

Spent the day at Perfect North...kids loved it!

October 23, 2009

CFML Framework Skeletons Updated

Updated the eclipse plugin to include additional frameworks

August 29, 2009

CFML Framework Skeletons Eclipse Plugin

As an avid CFEclipse user I have always been interested in the inner workings of an Eclipse plugin and decided to throw my hat into the ring!

August 29, 2009

Java Problems on Snow Leopard

Solution to possible problems with java on Snow Leopard.

August 18, 2009

OpenBD Admin

Thought I'd update the OpenBD admin layout.

August 9, 2009

Custom Apache Installation

I wanted to document my process for installing/upgrading to the latest version of Apache on a Mac OS X machine.