Archive for June, 2011

On Females and Technology

There‚Äôs been a fair amount of talk over the past few years about the large gender gap in the technology industry. The reality is there are few women in technical roles, and the few that are even in the industry gravitate towards more managerial, design and product roles. A recent trend has been to blame […]

Project 365 Week 24

Finally caught up! The tugboat is a picture I didn’t even remember taking, but in retrospect is pretty cool. This seems to be a trend with me. The ones with least recall, or lowest expectations afterwards seem the best.

Project 365 Week 23

Some more vacation pictures plus some randoms. This was a big catch up week for me. I really like the cannon and beach.

Project 365 Week 22

More catch up. This is my week of vacation. Most of these pictures were just lightly touched up. I like this week.

Project 365 Week 21

I’m catching up from my backlog of posts here. This is the delayed Week 21. Not a bad week actually. Start of vacation photos as well.

PHP’s include_once() Is Insanely Expensive

I’ve always heard the include_once() and require_once() functions were computationally expensive in PHP, but I never knew how much. I tested the following out on my i7 2010 MacBook Pro using PHP 5.3.4 as shipped by Apple. This first test uses include_once() to keep track of how often a file is included: $includes = Array(); […]