Jesse Almanrode

Jesse Almanrode

A Letter To Colorado State Senate

I have written the following letter to my Senators in Colorado. Please feel free to use this letter in full or as a template to send to your own Representatives. It is important as citizens of the United States to participate in the making of laws and letting our Representatives know what we want and how we would like them to vote. I am writing to urge you to not vote for Colorado House Bills 1224, 1226, 1228, and 1229.

Stardate 90123.8

Yesterday I posted a bash_profile function that would allow you to get the current Stardate. While this little bash tweak was cool I really wanted to do something a little more in-depth so I started searching for other ways of calculating the current Stardate. I eventually stumbled upon a perl script that I would like to share with you all now. Here is the perl script for you to copy and paste…

My Stance On Guns

As many of you know, I am not a supporter of gun control in the United States. I do not believe that the crimes committed with guns need to be dealt with by taking away the guns of every law abiding American. Many of you I have argued with over this stance and often times I have been called short-sighted for my thinking. I recently came across a quote attributed to America’s first president, George Washington that put my reasons for keeping guns in perfect perspective:

Random Shootings

A friend of mine posted this on Facebook after the most recent shooting in Connecticut. It is a statement from Morgan Freeman: You want to know why. This may sound cynical, but here’s why. It’s because of the way the media reports it. Flip on the news and watch how we treat the Batman theater shooter and the Oregon mall shooter like celebrities. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris are household names, but do you know the name of a single victim of Columbine?

ASObject 0.8.1 Released

Just wanted to drop a quick note and let everyone know that ASObject 0.8.1 has been released. This is a small update but fixes some bugs that have been around for a while. However, this update makes the way for some of the other updates I have been working on. Version 0.8.1 of ASObject contains the following updates: Workaround - Bug with keychain scripting in 10.7 and later! Please download Scripting Additions Package Fixed - Bug with Previous_Application method!