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This is a semi-active blog. Once I write a post, I usually never update them. If you will read through some of these and try to follow them, please do so at your own risk. Technology changes quickly. Established languages are not as cool as they used to be. Some tutorials written several years ago may no longer work and do not reflect present day best practices.

On DRM and Books

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Packt Publishing sent me an email about their campaign against DRM. I am a bit busy as I am on a conference of sorts right now (and of course, have to work) but I do have time to write about this. Today, all ebooks are worth $10 instead of their normal price of $20 or more. You can check out their website.

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Viral Apps in Rails

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I am not a computer science graduate but probably feel more confident than most due to my experience working for several people with different nationalities and personalities. In retrospect, I would have not chosen Computer Science as my major even if I knew that 6 years later, it would be my job to do web applications. I would have chosen either Commerce (which I did finish) or Psychology. Why Psychology? If you understand people and organizations, you win. And I think I see a lot of companies who are really good at making apps that attempt to understand people including the company that just hired me (Thank you very much to the project manager and CEO for considering me for the job).

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Free Ubuntu Ebook

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I have been a Windows user for a long time. I have done both design and development work on a Windows Operating System. In 2004, a good friend told me that in the long run, no matter how attached I am to my Windows OS, I will eventually switch to Linux or Mac which is true. Sometime in 2004, I also got my first Linux book from a book fare in the Baguio Convention Center. I read parts of it and it scared me how things weren't very easy. That book may still be useful on understanding Linux but only a few chapters are relevant. Things have gotten easier in Linux with so many distributions released.

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Hello! I am Kat. I've been a developer for several years. When I'm not sitting down, reading and working for long hours, I am traveling to some place of interest.
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