Copy a record in MySQL

An easy single command to copy a record from one table to another in MySQL:    insert into destinationdb.destinationtable      select * from sourcedatabase.sourcetable      where code = ‘123’;

Spam goes to a trickle.

I think I finally may have found the spam fighting program that works best for me. SpamPal is a proxy program that sits between your e-mail program and the server it communicates with. For me it does a great job of catching spam. Yesterday it caught 198 of 203 spam messages with zero false positives. Give it a try if you are looking for such a program.

The Truth Is…

“The truth is somwhere between the optimist and the pessimist.  Usually closer to the pessimist.” – Unknown Not sure where this came from — sounds like something Mark Twain would write.

Photos Updated

Photos Updated (finally) I’ve finally updated my photos section — the good news there are about 1200 photos in there now.I’ve finally updated my photos section — the good news there are about 1200 photos in there now. The bad news — any older links don’t work. I’ve included a few of me as a kid and some that I use as desktop backgrounds on my computer. Start here: https://www.beergeek.com/photos

Really Old Stuff

If you just want to see the best, here are some of the best pictures I’ve taken with my digital camera. I’m still learning, but some are pretty good. I like to take photos of things, lots of things. Weird things, still life, strange light, whatever. I also take pictures of people, but I’m not very good at it. I almost always have my camera with me anymore. So, I have pictures from lots of events, big and small. Here are pictures from some events of the Bay Area Brew Crew, a homebrewing club Jenny and I are in. The…