Lucky you. You have scored the late shift. Still, when you get home, to the little woman, the bed will be warm. Looks like you are going to have a wet night so let’s get started. Climb aboard the loco an assemble the train, the rear end is in #4 road.
When the brakes are tested, you can head for Freidman Junction. Reverse your train and then it’s off to Hunter. Of course you will get mixed up with other trafficand you will just have to take your turn. Such as, follow a spark from Bald Ridge to Hunter.
One good thing about that is that you will arrive at the Hunter unload site too late to unload and so the morning pilot will see to the unloading. locos can be uncoupled there and put to bed after which you can go home.
Back when Greg & I initially discussed what Channelpace would be and how it would work he mentioned that the business email had to be the ‘identifier’ for logging into the system, what was also needed was to verify that the person actually still worked for the company entity in question. If you have work for a company you know that the minute you leave the email address you had is cancelled. So Greg wondered how we could use that to verify the user and process the logon in one step. After a lot of discussion we cooked up a system where the person logging in would only put their email address in, the system would send a login key to them at their business email address which they then could either input or click the link in the message and they would be logged into Channelpace.
What this meant was that we had no password at all, something that before then seemed to be impossible was created. That also meant no lost password processing, no need whether they were still employed at the business all became non-issues. Even ‘registration’ simply involved logging into the system as the email address was the primary identification for the whole system other details although important to functionality were immaterial to the core parts of the system.
We have even used the same system for ‘pairing’ mobile devices so that we can allow someone to simply enter a variation of the login key and we link the mobile device to the account on Channelpace. Obviously they are able to de-link a device from either end, ie the mobile can ‘logout’ and on the site you can deauthorise a connection. So when we cooked all of this up I said this is a patentable idea when the cost of doing the patent was mentioned (like about $50k) there was some teeth gnashing but in the end we went ahead and the patent attorneys did an initial search to make sure it wasn’t already done and shazzam Greg & myself are now the inventors of a patent. So really spiffy!
Still coding away on Greg’s baby, he is about to raise the second funding round for the business so that we can continue development and roll out of the system, it is not yet rolling but the core parts have been completed and we are now rolling … hopefully it will start earning dosh soon, be nice to have money coming in again after all these years of scratching.
Oh yeah just watch it……
You have a nice easy job today. Drive your locos over to the yard. Pick up the 13 empty chipwagons. Take them to Aversleigh Mill and load them. When your load is checked and correct, set back into Aversleigh Yard #4 road. 7 wagons will be uncoupled there and the locos and other 6 wagons will be placed in #3 road.
That is it for the day. Simple enough for a driver of your experience.
Oh!, I forgot to tell you that you will have to follow a suburban train until Abercrombie, also the Patterson express that was in #1 platform at Hunter when you left. is right behind you so don’t waste any time.
- The roundest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi.
- I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian.
- She was only a whisky maker, but he loved her still.
- A rubber band pistol was confiscated from algebra class because it was a weapon of math disruption.
- The butcher backed into the meat grinder and got a little behind in his work.
- No matter how much you push the envelope, it’ll still be stationery.
- A dog gave birth to puppies near the road and was cited for littering.
- A grenade thrown into a kitchen in France would result in Linoleum Blownapart.
- Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.
- A hole has been found in the nudist camp wall. The police are looking into it.
Well if you have read my previous posts I have never been an apple fan. From TRS-80 I went to IBM-PC clones mainly self built. I have cobbled together some pretty epic systems (when running Prophet BBS) that had untold of storage capacity for those days … something like 36 CD’s online, terabyte storage with a Novel server 12 lines really hot stuff.
Again you will know that I chucked in RBR and JLogica to help Greg with his project Channelpace which went live as an invite system last week. He started me off with a macbook-pro to do the stuff I need, after fart arsing around with won doze for all these years it was a real eye opener, all of those things that I used to need to do to keep my system running … GONE, want an application if it is in the Apple AppStore click and it is there ready to use. All this stuff about the new Windoze well .. geez .. where have all you people been?
I am in the process of totally removing everything windoze based, Helen has an iMac now and she loves it too .. bye bye fugging around half the day making the poota do what yah want, sure an Apple costs more to buy, no doubt about the Apple Tax! but once you have it running Windoze looks like a nightmare! All within a Unix wrapper WOW!
A woman was helping her husband set up his computer, and at the appropriate point in the process, told him that he would now need to enter a password. Something he will use to log on.
The husband was in a rather amorous mood and figured he would try for the shock effect to bring this to his wife’s attention.
So, when the computer asked him to enter his password, he made it plainly obvious to his wife that he was keying in P… E… N… I… S…
His wife fell off her chair laughing when the computer replied:
**PASSWORD REJECTED. NOT LONG ENOUGH**
A couple, hosting a dinner party, were interrupted when the maid called the hostess to the kitchen.
“Ma’am, the cat climbed up on the kitchen counter and ate the middle of the salmon.”
Light on her feet, the hostess told her to replace the missing portion with canned salmon, then returned to her guests. As everyone enjoyed the fish, the maid summoned the hostess into the kitchen again.
“Ma’am, the cat is dead!”
The frightened hostess felt obliged to inform her guests and suggested everyone go to the hospital together to get their stomachs pumped.
Returning home after their long, expensive, and embarrassing ordeal, she asked the maid where she had put the cat. “Nowhere, Ma’am. It’s still out in the street where the car hit it!”
Please note, if you want to use LocoOne’s add-on to the RBR layout you should download it form the DLS. The file in the DVD Compendium may or may not work. Please do not hassle me about it the DLS is the authoriative version.