Movies

Star Wars: Disney, Please Revive the Franchise using Timothy Zahn

25 Nov , 2012  

Grand Admiral Thrawn

Let’s face it. Star Wars survives despite itself, or more accurately, despite George Lucas. George was a visionary in his time, and lucky for everyone, he was limited by technology and created a franchise that all of us love. Now that he has become a billionaire and sold to Disney, maybe we can hope that they don’t use whatever nonsense he wrote and use the masterpiece that Timothy Zahn wrote.

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Financial,Options

Gems from thinkorswim – Spread Hacker Terms

24 Nov , 2012  

thinkorswim Options Analysis

So I like to trade options and have recently switched to TD Ameritrade, who has a fairly robust desktop platform, thinkorswim. In fiddling around, the documentation is alright, but some of the terms and details are not really gone into, … Continued

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Financial,Options,Stocks

Probability of Touch

18 Jan , 2012  

Stock Chart - Generic

I was looking for a mathematical formula for the probability of a stock price touching a strike price of an option any time during it’s lifetime, assuming the stock price follows a traditional Black-Scholes model of Brownian Motion. I found … Continued

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Computers

Windows Vista – Doing a Clean Install with an Upgrade Version

18 Jun , 2007  

Windows Vista

There is a workaround for the silly way in which Vista checks to make sure that you are actually upgrading a previous version of Windows. I wrote about this previously, where I actually had to install Windows XP to use … Continued

Computers

Vista Tips – Customizing the Send To Command

9 Jun , 2007  

Windows Vista

Alright, I went to add notepad and wordpad to my Send To folder like I always have for each of the previous operating systems. Thanks to the “simplified” (and admittedly cleaner) users folder and the disappearance of settings, I could … Continued

Computers

Windows Vista 64 Bit Downgrade to 32 Bit Woes

7 Jun , 2007  

Windows Vista

An alternate title for this post could be “How I managed to memorize my Vista key in one day.” In previous versions of Windows when you purchased the Upgrade version of the new operating system you could always just insert … Continued

Television

The Heroes Finale (or Fizzle)

23 May , 2007  

heroes

This post is obviously a spoiler, I would avoid reading it if you have not seen the show! Then again you can probably predict the ending if you have ever imagine up a semi-happy ending to some kind of hero … Continued

Stuff

Work in Progress

21 May , 2007  

I am in the process of reviving this blog and finishing some kind of easy redesign. WordPress has grown a lot since I started using it, so I am incorporating many things quickly with themes and widgets, but will have … Continued

Stuff

Redesigning Again

19 Dec , 2006  

I am in the process of redesigning once again to a more modern and functional theme based on K2. Have more time to work on this now that I have graduated from college. Stay tuned.

Philosophy,Religion

The Meaning of Life

26 Sep , 2006  

Meaning of Life - 42

It’s fairly easy, and a construct of existentialist philosophy. There are two branches of explanation to the meaning of life. These are broken down into consequences and content. Consequences would be an expectation that life is building up to an … Continued