Monthly Archives: April 2008

Driving highlights

A bit delayed, but here it is. Driving highlights during my shifts this past week. Right after I left the garage early Monday morning (late Sunday night to my passengers) I picked up 4 Mexican guys in the heart of … Continue reading

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Driving the day of the Olympic Torch run

I was not originally scheduled to work today, but I had to make up for a missed shift from earlier this week. More to the point, I wanted to experience San Francisco during the historic procession of the Olympic Flame … Continue reading

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Finally, I see a relevant advertisement on Facebook.

So, Facebook knows my favorite TV shows, my favorite authors, my favorite music, my zip code, telephone number, gender, age, work history, education history, friends and personal pictures. Given all this information, you’d think that Facebook would be able to … Continue reading

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Sad news: New York City congestion fee proposal killed by New York State.

The NY Times reports on the sad news that the New York State Assembly vetoed New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal to charge drivers to enter Manhattan during peak times. While I do not understand the legal wrangling between agencies … Continue reading

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Driving highlights

I only worked 2 days this week as I had an interview during my regular Tuesday shift. The City was busy, especially Monday morning. The 2008 RSA Security conference started Monday at Moscone Center. I was surprised to hear a … Continue reading

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Making a complex customized Django form template? Remember to include form.non_field_errors!

This drove me crazy for about 30 minutes. If you’re making a heavily customized form template with Django, the newforms documentation suggests this format: But, if you do any sort of non-field specific (form-level) validation, those validation messages won’t be … Continue reading

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Driving highlights

It was a tough weekend. It was slow Monday and Tuesday in the City. I am learning, albeit slowly, to let go of the natural feelings of elated success or critical failure that come from a high or low earning … Continue reading

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