Finding Forrester (he’s not at JCCSF)

One of my favourite scenes from Finding Forrester is when Jamal corrects Professor Crawford: Prof. Robert Crawford: [to Jamal] Perhaps your skills do reach farther than basketball. Jamal: “Further” Prof. Robert Crawford: What? Claire Spence: [whispered to Jamal] Don’t… Jamal: [to Crawford] You said that my skills reached “farther” than basketball. “Farther” relates to distance, […]

Pac-Man ate my RAID

[>………………..]  recovery =  2.5% (3836544/152247936) finish=35.1min speed=70370K/sec [>………………..]  recovery =  3.0% (4642752/152247936) finish=37.5min speed=65481K/sec [===>……………..]  recovery = 15.2% (23276800/152247936) finish=32.2min speed=66725K/sec [===>……………..] recovery = 18.4% (28154624/152247936) finish=28.9min speed=71392K/sec [====>…………….] recovery = 21.5% (32802560/152247936) finish=28.6min speed=69451K/sec [=====>……………] recovery = 28.3% (43166336/152247936) finish=33.4min speed=54268K/sec [======>…………..] recovery = 33.6% (51163008/152247936) finish=25.9min speed=64964K/sec [================>….] recovery = 84.7% (129098432/152247936) finish=7.9min […]

Excel is not a database

The New Organizing Institute Education Fund, in conjunction with the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation released the 2nd Annual Survey of Civic Engagement Technology. The report is full of interesting information on how nonprofits (mis)(ab)use technology to manage their organizations. APIs Page 9 of the report discusses data integration: Data Integration Many of the data […]