Author Archives: Larry Louisiana

About Larry Louisiana

I'm a Microsoft Partner Consultant.

More Space Ship Comparisons


The Nerdist posted this: In the original Star Wars movie, Han Solo boasted that his beloved Millennium Falcon was “the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs.” In the Star Wars Expanded Universe, that meant that … Continue reading

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This Robotic Mannequin Can Match Your Exact Measurements And Improve Online Shopping


Originally posted on mukeshbalani.com:
Online shopping can’t be beat in terms of convenience, but it can be tough to judge actual clothing sizes from a computer screen. In fact, according to The Wall Street Journal, up to one-third of…

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I Quit: What Really Goes on at Apple


Originally posted on Road Less Travelled:
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’…

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Stunning Time-Lapse Reveals Auroras and Earth From Space


National Geographic posted this Stunning Time-Lapse Reveals Auroras and Earth From Space: Seriously the earth looks better from space…

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Pictographs at Hegman Lake


Early in the summer of 2012, I went up to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). I bought a Fischer #9 map from the Duluth Pack store  in Canal Park, and drove up to Ely for a day trip to Hegman. … Continue reading

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Since when is this a “Religious Symbol”


Symbology or the study of the meaning of symbols, has IMHO come to new importance in the Modern Apps era where you need to convey meaning in an image. I’ve no idea how this particular symbol has been designated as … Continue reading

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MVC SVG Tutorial (Sample code)


We all know that it is best practice in a responsive world to use SVG, but this is slightly more complicated within the MVC Razor view engine. Since SVG files are recognized as xml files and not image files other … Continue reading

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Infographic Misdirection and Bias Influencing


  When I saw this infographic it instantly stuck me as off. I had to look very closely to discover exactly how it was misleading me. This article is clearly biased in the favor of Google, the info depicted here implies … Continue reading

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Static Library vs Dynamic Linked Library (Lib vs. DLL)


The Kool Aid: “Using dynamic linking instead of static linking offers several advantages. DLLs save memory, reduce swapping, save disk space, upgrade easier, provide after-market support, provide a mechanism to extend the MFC library classes, support multilanguage programs, and ease … Continue reading

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XenoBiology


Back in 1997 I took my first organic chemistry class, and in it we discussed the origins of organic compounds in a primordial soup. Ever since then I’ve had interest in the origins of life, “genetics”, knowledge transmission and of … Continue reading

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