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Contradiction in US Economic Policy that Trump would need to address

2016/12/09
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Conflict I - Economic Policy

America is great from many angles, but it is steadily crawling towards almighty Government and overly regulated entrepreneurs.  What are the chances that Trump succeeds in reversing the trend and be a successful president?  It looks like he will be either a super great president, or completely useless and paralyzed by Washington bureaucracy. He simply cannot be a mediocre president. In the heat of presidential rallies and debates the actual problems facing the country got a bit obscured. We spending more time discussing the Wall, the illegal immigrants, the private lady’s parts than we pay attention to the prosperity and respect of this great country.     Let’s look at two…

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04 August 18-19, 2010: Fribourg – Montreux (Nabokov) – Geneva

2016/12/07
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I lived in that XX century and You didn't give me this GD Nobel Prize

Morning and early afternoon on Wednesday, August 18 we spent in Fribourg (Freiburg in German). This town is a perfect model for Disney World for adults. It simply has everything. It is the capital of a canton (like a state in US). It has upper town and a lower town. It ever has a river…

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MySQL: Fantastic adventures – WordPress users and their roles

2016/12/06
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MySQL: Fantastic adventures – WordPress users and their roles

This was exciting. After years of neglect, I have decided to examine, who is registering on my WordPress site, and what is that they are doing. I knew that most of them are just a result of robot activities, and they are just a dead weight in the database (useless users). However, what about the…

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Trump – Why no one knew?

2016/12/05
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Electoral Votes Estimates

This electoral map reflects a general expectation before the  election.  Clinton appeared to have 268 votes for sure and needed to win only 4 votes from NH r any other “gray” state. One day before the election New York Times estimated the probability on Clinton winning at 81%.   CNN estimates that she has 268 electoral votes…

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Can I debug PHP site on IIS? – Yes

2016/12/04
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Xdebug-PHP-Info

If you have WordPress or any other PHP site hosted on IIS you can debug it for free.  No Apache server is required. You can use NetBeans with Xdebug. This article records all the steps required to debug a PHP site on IIS.  It seems that actual WEB server used is irrelevant.  However, all steps…

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03 August 16-17, 2010: Luzern – Bern – Fribourg

2016/12/03
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IMG_7218

Next morning Monday, August 16 rain continued, but for us it was time to move on. First we visited a local Migros Genossenschaft in Adliswil – their supermarket, where we had breakfast + lunch and loaded on food and water supplies for the road ahead.  We felt like we were disturbing a well-oil machine with all…

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Synology DiskStation DS1515+ in action

2016/12/02
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DS1515-Plus-InsideView

[ . . . in progress . . . ] Everybody who uses little-known in US, but powerful Synology network storage boxes can’t help but fall in love with them.  I was thinking to replace my old 2008 Windows server with a new one, but pain of maintaining and  configuring stopped me.  Is there a better choice…

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Clinton vs. Trump – Dream of non-politician in White House trumps the dream of a woman in there

2016/12/01
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Clinton vs Trump

  Summary: This article explains one overriding reason people voted for Trump.  He is not a politician.  He is a businessman.  Trump supporters choose to vote for a businessman outside of Washington over a familiar woman-politician.  Trump supports hope that this choice will allow to curb irresponsible Government spendings.   Did you notice that when you argue with…

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Win 7 and Win 8 – How to Rename All System Directories
(and W2K8 Server, and R2, and XP too)

2016/11/30
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Multiple Windows Installs on One Drive

If only you could control names of directories, where Microsoft installs Windows, Data and Program Files. If you could, you  would be able to  install multiple instances of operating system on the same drive.  So. let’s do it anyway.  To do that you need two parallel installs of you favorite operating system on the same…

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02 August 14-15, 2010: Zurich

2016/11/29
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The Fuhrer of Russian Revolution

Like everything else except eternity, this story has a beginning. On a hot summer morning on August 31, 2010 at 7:45 EST in a comfort of fresh air-conditioned air, I am beginning this story, this vacation journal that shows how far Europe and America have moved apart during last 200-300 years. Have they ever been…

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Resolved: The system cannot find message text for message …

2016/11/28
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NewCMD-Bad

What a pleasure to resolve a long standing problem.   And not by an accident.   No.  But by applying a heavy-duty problem-solving pressure tactic.  This is gold, Jerry, gold!  Can I use it? At some point you are so fed up with a problem, you are ready to tackle almost anything. Ever since Vista and Windows…

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