Custom Drupal 7 to WordPress Migration

This website has been migrated from Drupal 7 to WordPress using a custom process. I created a quick-and-dirty WordPress plugin to query specific Drupal 7 nodes and add them as WordPress posts.

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Cyberabdication

The worldwide WannaCry ransomware attack has corporations and governments pointing fingers. Microsoft stopped free support of popular and widely used operating systems. America has allowed a powerful cyberweapon to fall into the hands of gangs and terrorists. Thousands of IT professionals shirked their responsibility to apply necessary security patches. Many of the organizations affected have been hospitals.

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Holding Onto Holdings

Recent discussions and real estate developments have once again brought Shmuel Farhi and Farhi Holdings Corporation into the spotlight. I spent some time looking into Farhi's successes and follies while building a visualization tool to help understand how he influences the City of London.

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Real News and Fake Problems

News in all forms faces a real problem as fewer people are able to tell the difference. Everyone is caught now and then sharing something that referenced a source that was less than accurate.

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Back For The Tannens

The thing about movies involving time travel is that you often have to watch them a few times before you have a good grasp on them. Back To The Future is a trilogy that I've seen many times over the past quarter century. The internet now dedicates and shares insights into everything from the p...

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Beyond Ridiculous

Furious Directing The director of a film has a huge impact on how the story is told. Justin Lin is an excellent example of this. He brings his perspective from the highly varied films Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6, Fast Five, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. This Star Trek films c...

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The Music Of Star Trek

Classical Music In Space Since Star Trek: The Motion Picture, classical music has been at the core of Star Trek. Jerry Goldsmith created the epic music that defined most of Star Trek for decades, along with music for other movies I watch frequently like Total Recall, Alien and The Burbs. Denni...

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Best Of Both Worlds

There is a common image being passed around and it has been irking me for awhile. While I agree that the image on the left is generally preferable to the one of the right, it assumes that one cannot love both nature and technology.

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