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I have always been the type of person that wanted to know how things worked.  That passion lead me to pursue a life and career around computers and IT.  I have seen a lot of things in my many years in the IT industry, and it is just getting better and better.  I am also a father, husband, blogger, amateur photographer and all around nice guy. 

I started this site because I wanted a place to share some of the interesting things that I do either day to day or in my career, or just for fun.  It is a work in progress, so please come back and see what I will add over time.

-Lance

My Twitter Page: @lanceboley

Disclaimer, articles and content expressed or written here are my personal opinion and do not reflect those of my employer.  This site is owned and operated by me for my personal use only.

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The cycle of software

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Joke for Today

An engineer, manager and programmer were driving down a steep mountain road.

The brakes failed and the car careened down the road out of control.

Half-way down the driver managed to stop the car by running it against the embankment, narrowly avoiding going over a cliff. They all got out, shaken by their narrow escape from death, but otherwise unharmed.

The manager said, “To fix this problem we need to organize a committee, have meetings and, through a process of continuous improvement, develop a solution.”

The engineer said, “No, that would take too long, and besides that method never worked before. I have my trusty pen knife here and will take apart the brake system, isolate the problem and correct it.”

The programmer said, “You’re both wrong! I think we should all push the car back up the hill and see if it happens again.”

I can not take credit for this, but it was too good not to share ... enjoy!

Construction time lapse - Day 3

It was a slow day today, but a few came out to work.