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sat posted: Sat 2018-02-17 08:36:47 tags: n/a
Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) in Windows 10
Patches have circulated since the XP days to unlock more RDP capabilities. From what I'm reading, it sounds like not much has changed about that state of affairs even into the Win10 Fall Creators Update era, because RDP features are still supplied or enabled from the same single DLL.

sincerity, apology, word-twisting and false attribution posted: Fri 2018-02-16 12:30:12 tags: n/a
5 Love Languages: What to do when apologies feel insincere (citing When Sorry Isn't Enough) Psychology Today: When Sorry is Too Much Excessive and misplaced apologies come across as simultaneously weak and insincere. Word twisting: what it is, why it's heinous, what it suggests about people who do it "Putting words in my mouth" is the type of informal logical fallacy known as a straw man argument. In essence, it entails attributing a proposition or argument that the person didn't make. So for examp... (...more)
fri posted: Fri 2018-02-16 08:04:08 tags: citizenship, faith
Crystallized and committed plans to visit DC for the Cherry Blossom Festival Finished yesterday's overview of elected representatives: House rep (NC 4th congressional district) and senators in DC Governor, state assemblyman (district 11) and state senator (district 17) County board of commissioners (district 4) Mayor and city town council Wikipedia: Cary NC Wikipedia: Episcopal Diocese of NC Poring over Episcopal entity filings with the Secretary of State ( business registration search... (...more)
thu posted: Thu 2018-02-15 14:12:29 tags: n/a
Investment and bank account links are all settled. Took a deep breath and took this year's plunge into the IRA where I'm investing in mutual funds. Last year I picked a handful of mfunds and rather arbitrarily allocated: 24.4% to UGPIX (China market index fund) 24.4% to RYVYX (NASDAQ-100 2x strategy fund) 17% to INPIX (Internet sector index fund) 17% to BIPIX (biotech sector index fund) 17% to SMPIX (semiconductor sector index fund) I don't know how to calculate exactly what happened because divide... (...more)
tue posted: Tue 2018-02-13 09:05:04 tags: n/a
For many years one of my bucket-list items was "learn C/C++". I was always hamstrung by some combination of the cost of commercial compiler suites, steep learning curve of free and low-cost compilers, limitations of my home computers, and the drudgery of all the command-line UI development.

tools to learn cpp