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Archive for June, 2017

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/06/30

It’s such an all time classic from 2006 that people even kept scans of the original 2006 Computer World publication by [WayBack] John Klossner.

Over the last few years, it has done its round over the internet a few times, so I did some digging for the scans, colour and mono originals.

Data security versus Human Error.

In this corner, we have firewalls, encryption, antivirus software, etc. And in this corner, we have Dave!!

[WayBackJohn Klossner Cartoons: Computer World has the original black and white version: it’s even a gif!

Way better than the scan from paper: [WayBackShackF00 » Weekend Round-up: Google Issues and a Sad-but-True Comic

In 2014, Spiceworks re-ran the black and white one: [WayBackAnd in THIS corner we have Dave! (Funny cartoon) – IT Security – Spiceworks

In 2015, Wombat Security published a coloured version on social media, and even bigger too: not just large, huge as well (:


via: [WayBack] Dave – CodeProject – Google+

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Some notes on Google Nest before getting it to control a Remeha Avanta 35c modulating heater

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/06/30

For my own reference:


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David Hill – of ThinkPad design fame – is going beyond “Black Paint” – via: Rewiring | Lenovo

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/06/29

David Hill – of ThinkPad design fame – is going beyond “Black Paint”. It means he will be far less involved with [WayBackThinkPad: Industrial design, more with other design and – very important – his loved ones.

[WayBackRewiring | Lenovo:

Today I’m announcing my “rewiring”. I want to broaden my view and create the opportunity to do more in the field of design.


Via Petr Vones.

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If only there was a plugin to convert a Google Suite Document into Markdown S…

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/06/29

via If only there was a plugin to convert a Google Suite Document into Markdown Syntax… – Kristian Köhntopp – Google+ [WayBack]

GitHub – mangini/gdocs2md: Convert a Google Drive Document to the Markdown format, suitable for publishing. [WayBack]

In the gapps language: Apps Script  |  Google Developers

Maybe one day – when I use Google Docs more often – I make a reStructuredText version


Posted in Development, gapps Google Apps Script, Google, Google Apps, Lightweight markup language, MarkDown, Power User, reStructuredText, Scripting, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

Some links that helped me with XML processing

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/06/29

XML processing never gets easy. So here are some links that helped me:


Posted in Development, Software Development, XML, XML/XSD, XPath | Leave a Comment »

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