Dealing with Heartbreak

Dealing with Heartbreak
In response to a public question about overcoming heartbreak, I responded with the following advice and it always seems to resonate with people. D.F.:  How do you deal with heartbreak? Cause apparently, I don’t. Justin: I’m gonna make a big assumption that you’re talking about a failed relationship. And if not, this may help those it ...

Install QuickBooks 2002 on Windows 10

Yes, it is possible to install Quickbooks 2002 on Windows 10 64-bit. Here is a step-by-step overview of how to do it. Symptoms Installation of QuickBooks 2002 succeeds, possibly with errors about fonts, and upon reboot there is an install error: “error extracting support files catastrophic failure” QuickBooks opens for a tenth of a second ...

Glucose Test Strips Comparison

This entry compares the two least expensive glucose testing strips available. Firstly, no, I don’t have diabetes or pre-diabetes. However, I do sympathize with those that do, especially after pricking my fingers 100+ times. I’ve literally bled for this post so please enjoy. 🙂 After reading Wired To Eat I decided to do some glucose tolerance ...

Perfecting Sleep

In response to a thread on sleep problems I wrote the following advice. Occasionally I return and add more items: Let’s fix sleep with science. Put these blue-blocking sunglasses on before bed. [amazon link] . That will allow your brain to get sleepy.  These are better than most on the market and they only cost ...

Open Letter to Apple Regarding Auto-Updates

Dear Apple, Being unable to disable auto-update has ruined my iPhone experience. I no longer brag about your phone or recommend it to others. The moment that my iPhone breaks I plan to switch to Android if at all possible. If you want my dedication back, all I want is for you to turn off ...

Solved Printer Only Prints At Reboot

I was asked to fix a laptop that was incapable of printing to a wireless HP LasterJet P1102w printer. I quickly learned that that the laptop would only print after rebooting, reproducible every time. Very bizarre. Here are the troubleshooting details. Symptoms Windows 10 64-bit PC laptop is unable to print to a wireless printer HP LasterJet ...

Pixel Perfect Billboard Sprites 2

Pixel Perfect Billboard Sprites
I spent some time researching the issue of billboard sprites. I personally believe that the correct course of action is not to just perform a Transform.LookAt, but to actually align all billboard sprites to point the same direction that the camera is pointing. If you simply have each sprite look at the camera, multiple billboards across your screen will ...

Solved Using Non-HP Toner Cartridges

Problem: HP LaserJet P1102w Printer will not print with a non-HP toner cartridge in place. You may find, as I did, that after installing a non-HP printer cartridge that the printer will not print with the new cartridge in place. It won’t present an error or any warning lights–it simply never prints. Holding down the “cancel” button on ...

My View Behind My Computer Screens

My View Behind My Computer Screens
  It is a nice day and I thought I would show you what it looks like for me to be sitting in the office and looking out of the windows behind my computer screens. Spread the word:GoogleFacebookTwitterPinterestEmailMoreLinkedInRedditPocketTumblrPrintLike this:Like Loading...

Myst Masterpiece Edition on Windows XP 2

On February 24th, 2008, I wrote a full set of instructions for how to get Myst Masterpiece Edition working on Windows XP SP2.  It became the definitive solution for getting the game to work and at least 5000 people have followed my instructions. Even the Myst community on Facebook links to my post and references ...
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