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A Small World

It’s simply amazing how small the internet makes this world. I’m in Poland for the next two weeks. To say the least I was not looking forward to this trip, but so far, all of my fears have gone unfounded and things have been going very smoothly. Purdue was playing Notre Dame the day I […]

Posted on September 26, 2009 at 4:00 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Google Docs

Google has an entire office suite online called Google Docs. You can create documents, spreadsheets and presentations completely within your web browser. I find this great for stuff that I need to have access to from many computers. All of the apps have nearly all of the features that you’ve come to expect from a […]

Posted on May 19, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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The Dell Saga

As those of you who follow me on twitter know I have been very disappointed with Dell’s handling of my new PC order, which ultimately ended up in me canceling the order. Below is my letter to the FTC explaining how I believe Dell is abusing the “Mail Order Rule.” Feel free to use it […]

Posted on March 15, 2009 at 6:39 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Vista 64-Bit, The First 24 Hours

My new computer with Vista-64 arrived yesterday, and now that I’ve got the majority of my data copied over and programs installed, I’m compiling my thoughts on both Vista and the 64-bit environment. The first thing that I noticed is that you need to be careful to look for the 64-bit downloads for the software […]

Posted on March 14, 2009 at 6:14 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Syntax – Programming Series (3 of 3)

Syntax is structure of the programming language. It can be thought of as the verbs, nouns and parts of speech that make up English, or a foreign language. Syntax can typically fall under 3 different categories: High level, low level, and graphical. High level is what is most common today. This includes languages such as […]

Posted on March 11, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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