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MAIS UM SPORTINGUISTA!

I get a lot of misdirected and misaddressed e-mail. I have a common name in Spanish and Portuguese, so I get many messages meant for other Miguels. Here’s another example:

Our Escape from Fort McMurray

Target: Futurepam

Great way to handle sales calls! Send them to Hell.

Nobody likes having to deal with cold calls to the office. But when you're manning the IT help desk, you have no choice but to pick up the phone – even when it's a pushy sales pitch. So what to do about those annoying calls from over-enthusiastic sales staff itching to shift their technology wares? One spectacularly resourceful, and possibly sadistic, IT department has a solution: boot them all to Hell.
http://bit.ly/sendcalltohell

Nobody likes having to deal with cold calls to the office. But when you’re manning the IT help desk, you have no choice but to pick up the phone – even when it’s a pushy sales pitch. So what to… Continue Reading →

CaptainDisillusion explains the Mirror Ball video

Pamdora Radio

Listening to some Pamdora radio while playing Destiny:

My way of killing Sho’oulth, Horror of Oryx

I drove a Cabal Interceptor from Firebase Rubicon to The Barrens. Fun stuff!

AceStream on Mac OS X, first attempt

AceStream is peer-to-peer video streaming software. It works great on Windows. On a Mac, I’ve used a VMware virtual machine to run it. But there’s another way: using Wine to run it inside Mac OS X itself. Here’s my first… Continue Reading →

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