Monthly Archives: March 2011

Can I cook food on the range in a disposable aluminum pan (pie pan)?

(You): Can I cook food on the range in a disposable aluminum pan (pie pan)? (Patty): i would advise against that (You): What’s the danger? (Patty): they are too flimsy – handling while hot would be difficult, even if you … Continue reading

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Where can I find a cheap photographer in the Albuquerque area (NE quadrant)? I need a good digital picture for an article I’m writing.

(You): Where can I find a cheap photographer in the Albuquerque area (NE quadrant)? I need a good digital picture for an article I’m writing. (Elan): U Need Bruce Hatten! 505 514 8044 He is great! Cheers drblue [Vark assigned … Continue reading

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Where on Amazon’s AWS/EC2 dashboard can I see how much I’m being charged per hour?

(You): Where on Amazon’s AWS/EC2 dashboard can I see how much I’m being charged per hour? [Vark assigned category: dashboard, more details]

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Do I run ec2-authorize on my home machine or on my AMI virtual machine?

(You): Do I run ec2-authorize on my home machine or on my AMI virtual machine? [Vark assigned category: virtual machine, more details]

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How to Lose $25,000 In 2 Minutes (Thanks, Dodd-Frank!)

On March 16th at 5:20pm ET, I lost twenty-five thousand dollars in the FOREX markets in literally less than two minutes. The direct cause: the USDJPY “flash crash” of March 16th. The indirect cause: the Dodd-Frank Act. Dodd-Frank increased FOREX … Continue reading

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