If I had known how desirable my Apple ID email address is, I would have put it up for sale.
After talking to Apple Support it appears somebody tried to have my Apple ID reset earlier today. Luckily, I set up two-factor authentication and set up an alternate email address for any notifications about altering my account.
I upgraded to Parallels 9.0 yesterday when it was announced and have been starting up each of my virtual machines to allow the newest version of Parallels Tools to install in them. Windows 7 and XP both upgraded fine, as did my CentOS linux VM… unfortunately my Windows 8.1 image wouldn’t start with the error above: “PAGE FAULT IN NONPAGED AREA”. Okay — I guess I will search the internet for a clue about exactly what that means.
Yes, Microsoft’s famous “blue screen of death” is no longer a darker blue, it’s now sky blue with the classy (and very business-like) emoticon for a frown. Reminds me of the “Sad Mac” icon from a couple of decades ago:
At the shop this morning for an oil change and I see that AT&T switched on some LTE here in Denver. It appears they turned it on city-wide today as I have it at my house and other locations I randomly checked around Denver. Neat!
FYI: I live about 2 blocks from the cell site. It’s due west of my house.
Looks like Conan’s back from vacation — on Twitter. He’s starting out with style by uploading an icon featuring a chimp.
Done. Finished. Completely fed up with Drupal, or at least the version I had available. I upgraded to WordPress and love it so far.
Going to see if I can dump the Drupal database and load those old blog entries into WP. In the meantime, all of the old stuff is still available at http://www.bradpatterson.com/blog/ for your viewing pleasure.