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Pseudo Malware
7 years ago

Pseudo Malware

On my Windows 7 box this morning I received a new gift. A CPU burnin’ up piece of pseudo malware calling itself Macrovision Software Manager was chewing up 70% of …
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Java Form HTTP Post
7 years ago

Java Form HTTP Post

Lately I’ve been writing a Java program to post a web form and then scrape the data from the resultant web page. For some sites this is pretty easy, unfortunately …
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Mean Time Between Failure Estimation
7 years ago

Mean Time Between Failure Estimation

I have this recurring debate with other analysts and manager’s: which is better using readiness as an argument, or using mean time between failure? Readiness, is the amount of equipment …
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CWO-4 Jim Carroll USMC (ret)
7 years ago

CWO-4 Jim Carroll USMC (ret)

Jim died 3 years ago. Here’s a link to his obit:

http://www.yellowfootprints.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10531

Jim helped us out with Toys for Tots at 4th Tank Battalion and was always cheerful and gave …
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Excel 2007 VBA code to revert format from 2007 to 2003 (xlsx to xls)
8 years ago

Excel 2007 VBA code to revert format from 2007 to 2003 (xlsx to xls)

‘************************************************************** ‘* Searches a directory with Excel 2007 vba ‘* Needed because Microsoft disabled FileSearch function ‘* ‘*************************************************************** Sub File_Search()

Dim Coll_Docs As New Collection Dim Search_path, Search_Filter, Search_Fullname As …
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Is my operating system bad, or is it the hardware?
8 years ago

Is my operating system bad, or is it the hardware?

Last year I acquired a Dell M1530 XPS to do some analysis and development with. The reviews on it were good, even if it did have Vista on it. I …
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Setting up Sharepoint Services on Windows 7 and a 64 bit box
8 years ago

Setting up Sharepoint Services on Windows 7 and a 64 bit box

That was fun. Not! Luckily I had a lot of help:http://community.bamboosolutions.com/blogs/bambooteamblog/archive/2008/05/21/how-to-install-windows-sharepoint-services-3-0-sp1-on-vista-x64-x86.aspx

The Bamboo Nation tutorial got me most of the way. But I had to follow up with these steps …
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Naval Postgraduate School Operations Research – Some Inbound Tips
8 years ago

Naval Postgraduate School Operations Research – Some Inbound Tips

1) For the love of God: know how to type. Obviously you will be doing a lot of keyboard work. Not just in Word and Powerpoint, there is some funky scripting …
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Session Timeout Using the Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
9 years ago

Session Timeout Using the Google Web Toolkit (GWT)

This was the easiest solution I found:

First, use a JSNI call in your main entry class:

private static native void redirectToUrl(String prefix) /*-{

$wnd.location = prefix + “/index.jsp?logoff=true”;

}-*/;


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Top Ten Mistakes made by Staff Operations Research Analysts
9 years ago

Top Ten Mistakes made by Staff Operations Research Analysts

10) “I did poor academically at school, so I’m going to stay away from complex models, and modeling in general”

I have no analytic claim for this, but I’m going to …
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