Rediscovering “Moneyball” –A Hidden Gem Twelve Years Later Introduction: In the vast landscape of cinema, some movies quietly slip through the cracks, failing to garner the attention and recognition they deserve. “Moneyball” is one such film, a sleeper hit that seemed to have evaded the limelight upon its theatrical release. Yet, stumbling upon it twelve… Continue reading Moneyball
Author: William McGill
Like many people, I believe I’m here to make a positive difference in the lives of those around me, and thus the world. Through continual learning and meeting people from both near and far, I continue evolving into an adept person capable of and endeavoring to give back in beneficial and meaningful ways.
Unrecoverable Treasures: Health, Time, and Familial Love In the vast tapestry of life, embrace the principle of plenty. Let not the fear of loss grip your heart, for most that we accumulate in this earthly existence can be found anew, save for four priceless treasures. Cherish, above all else, your vitality, for it is the… Continue reading Unrecoverable Treasures
Grilled Mahi Mahi Recipe
Ingredients:• 4 Mahi Mahi fillets• 2 tablespoons of olive oil• 2 garlic cloves, minced• 1 teaspoon of paprika• 1/2 teaspoon of salt• 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper• 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper• 1 lemon, slicedInstructions: In some regions of the world the mahi mahi fish is known as el dorado or dolphin fish.
Finding the Perfect Match
Why Relationships Are Like Pairing Wine and Food: Finding the Perfect Match I’ve been thinking about how relationships can be compared to pairing a wine with a meal. Just like how certain wines pair better with certain dishes, some people are better suited for us in relationships than others. Some relationships just work, and everything… Continue reading Finding the Perfect Match
Reflections on Turning 50
Reflections on Turning 50: Embracing Impermanence and Finding Peace As I approach my 50th birthday (tomorrow), I can’t help but reflect on the ups and downs of my life so far. There have been moments of joy and moments of pain, times when I felt like I had everything together and times when everything seemed… Continue reading Reflections on Turning 50
Changing File Creation & Modification Dates with Powershell in Windows
Changing file creation and modification dates using Powershell in Windows. Open powershell (c:\Windows\system32\Windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe) Change to directory containing files needing modification using (chdir) command and issue the following commands for each file that you’re needing to change: $(Get-Item ‘file-name-including-extenstion’).creationtime=$(Get-Date “mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss pm”) $(Get-Item ‘file-name-including-extenstion’).lastwritetime=$(Get-Date “mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss pm”) And if neccessary, change last access time: $(Get-Item ‘file-name-including-extenstion’).lastaccesstime=$(Get-Date… Continue reading Changing File Creation & Modification Dates with Powershell in Windows
Keep Your Plans A Secret
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt. ~ Sun Tzu
How to Configure Sendmail to Relay Through Gmail on Debian Linux 10 (Buster)
This is a guide is for installing, setting up, and configuring sendmail to relay messages through Gmail or a Google Apps account. Upon successful completion you’ll be able to send email from your bash scripts, hosted website, or from the command line using the mail command. You can also use this for sending notifications of… Continue reading How to Configure Sendmail to Relay Through Gmail on Debian Linux 10 (Buster)
Starman – A New Hi-tech Cultural Icon
SpaceX just launched a Tesla and its space-suited mannequin pilot appropriately named “Starman” into orbit around the sun. They’re off first to visit Mars and then on their way to cruise the solar system.
Protected: Commitment to Myself – Spanish Fluency
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