A windy day in San Francisco

Coffee and a muffin in my favorite Sunnyvale cafe. The train car full of baseball fans and their Keystone Light. Metro to Golden Gate Park. A long walk on the beach, south until the San Francisco Zoo. A single slice of pineapple pizza accompanied by fine people-watching. A great diner style cheeseburger with a re-run of Cops. Double cappucino at 9 o’clock. Stolen glances exchanged with a cute stranger after boarding the subway together. Wandering.  Read More

CIA Updates, Cappucino in The City

Database v7 Well, it’s been a busy past couple days, but I have some great news to report with regards to CIA. The new database backend I’ve been hacking at for the past couple weeks is now in place, and the performance is great. So, to back up a bit… CIA uses MySQL. It has for almost 2 years now. There are many things CIA does that SQL works great for: storing the smaller bits of metadata on each project/author, tracking the association... Read More