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Back in business helping Moving Companies

It’s been waaaaaaaaay to long since I’ve posted.   A lot’s happened since then.   Let me recap: I took over as CEO of HomeFinder.com We shut down MoverWebsites.com At HomeFinder, we launched an internal startup called MovingCompanyReviews.com I left … Continue reading

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Bang that Gong Again

Time to bang the gong again, we’ve got a new MoverWebsites.com customer live!   If you need Huntsville Al Movers or Fayetteville TN Movers, then head on over to GeneralMovingServices.com.     General Moving Services serves the Huntsville Alabama and … Continue reading

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Read wikipedia content into your Ruby on Rails app

I am playing around with a new site that helps people find horses for sale, aptly named http://www.FindHorsesForSale.net.  I wanted to provide searchers some background on the particular horse breed they were looking at, so I decided to provide the … Continue reading

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How to import a lot of records into a Ruby on Rails application quickly

I stumbled across this today after hacking around for hours trying to figure out import hundreds of thousands of records into a sqlite database in minutes – https://github.com/zdennis/activerecord-import.   Super simple, and pure awesome.   Works for sqlite, postgres, and … Continue reading

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The Kayak/Orbitz/Expedia for buying Moving Boxes online

Been hacking away the last couple weeks building an online price comparison search for moving box kits.   Check it out at http://www.MovingBoxSearch.com, the design has a ways to go, and we still have to add a bunch of providers, … Continue reading

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LAUNCH! AccentTraining.net – American Accent Rating and Training

What do you get when you mix Twilio‘s awesome telephony API, Amazon’s Mechanical Turk workforce on demand, and Recurly‘s dead simple subscription billing API?  A killer American accent training service – AccentTraining.net!  Here’s how it works: A person, let’s call him … Continue reading

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Looking for a job?

HomeFinder.com (my day job), is hiring a couple software developers, a QA manager, and an Agile Technical Analyst.  It’s a great place to work, right in downtown Chicago, full of fun, bright people.    Developers get to use the latest … Continue reading

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