The Annals of Improbable Research is a pretty good way to waste an afternoon. Examples:
The best quote: “Stapp’s Law: the universal aptitude for ineptitude makes any human accomplishment an incredible miracle”
In case you missed all the wonderful mis-pronunciations of ‘nuclear’, read the full transcript.
Nothing new, mostly just more of the same revisionist history and creative doublespeak spin. And none of the really good eight questions from David Corn made it in.
Worthless web things:
create your own visited states map.
And, we specifically avoided Oklahoma on a vacation. (updated 5/26/2018)
Oh yeah, it’s possible. Heres how:
- Install FreeTDS.
emerge freetds on Gentoo.
/etc/freetds.conf (or wherever in got dropped) to include something like:
host = your.microsoftsql.com
port = 1433
tds version = 7.0
- Try a command line sql query with tsql
- Install DBD::Sybase using the freetds instructions. On gentoo you can try the
/usr/bin/g-cpan.pl perl script.
- Try some of the sample code to test with.
Now you’ve got access to your Windows SQL database on Linux. KICK ASS!
Wow, even the generally conservative McLaughlin Group was talking about the damage done to our international credibility by the Iraq mess. No transcript yet, but if you missed this weeks episode, check it out when it shows up.
Update: Direct Link