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Returning to the internet

I never thought I’d be saying these words, but: I spent most of the past six months working as a web developer on Mitt Romney’s website (built using Drupal 6).

Mitt 'n Me!

I wasn’t particularly secretive about this with my close friends, but I was bound by a “no social media” agreement, so I curtailed my blogging and tweeting. Hopefully that can now change.

(I’ll do some posts about the job later, but for now let me just state that it was weird as heck.)

T-Mobile doesn’t want my keypresses.

(For background, you may want to read about the time I’ve spent trying to get my T-Mobile account working as expected.)

Today I tried to pay my phone bill and noticed that the T-Mobile website account associated with my current number had been deleted (presumably this happened when my plan was cancelled). This was unexpected, but only mildly frustrating. I went through the registration process, generated a new password in my password safe, and pasted it into the field.

Nothing happened. They were preventing pasting, presumably as some kind of demented ‘security’ measure. Read more »