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Install Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne on Mac OS X Yosemite

March 2016 Update Warcraft 3 patch 1.27 added native support for Mac OS X El Capitan. From the patch notes: Throw away that old PowerPC Mac in the closet, we’ve created a new installer to support Mac 10.10 and 10.11 The new Warcraft 3 update is at https://www.blizzard.com/en-us/download/?platform=macos Warcraft 3 Mac OS X Install Guide Here are the steps to install Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne on Mac OS X Yosemite....

December 6, 2014

Early Retirement: How to retire early at age 50

When I tell people that I plan to retire by age 50, they ask me how this will be possible. First you must understand what my definition of retirement is. Early Retirement is: having the financial resources so that I don’t have to ever work again The key is “that I don’t have to” and not that I will stop working. My idea of retirement is that I will be in control of whether I choose to work or not and not be reliant on work to provide monthly income....

May 16, 2014
Star Schema Dimensional Model

Dimension Table: 7 Best Practices

A dimension table is one of the 2 primary building blocks of a dimensional data model. The other primary type of table is the fact table. This post will describe 7 best practices for designing a dimension table. What is the purpose of a Dimension Table A dimension table is the primary way to filter and group results from a fact table. A fact table is almost useless by itself, as you need to give some descriptive attributes to provide context to the data....

May 6, 2014

Blackjack Basic Strategy - Late Surrender

If you are playing at a blackjack table where late surrender is allowed, you should take advantage of the late surrender rule by slightly changing the blackjack basic strategy rules for when to stand on hard hands. Late surrender allows you to surrender your hand and lose half your bet only after the dealer checks for blackjack. Ask the blackjack dealer at your table if late surrender is allowed. Here are the updated rules for when to surrender....

September 30, 2012

Blackjack Basic Strategy - Dealer Hits Soft 17

If you are playing at a blackjack table where the dealer hits soft 17, you need to slightly change the blackjack basic strategy rules for when to double down on hard and double down on soft hands. Here are the updated rules for when to double down. 3 blackjack basic strategy rules for doubling down on hard hands when dealer hits soft 17: Always DOUBLE on 11 DOUBLE 10 vs. dealer 2 thru 9 DOUBLE 9 vs....

June 23, 2012