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When Chrome Auto-Updates

Using Selenium Webdriver or similar frameworks to “drive” a browser, usually for UI or end-to-end test automation, you may occasionally get this message: session not created: This version of ChromeDriver only supports Chrome version 83 (SessionNotCreated) Exception doesn’t have a stacktrace This means that, perhaps without you even realizing it, an update to Chrome has […]

Michael Vore

Michael “Mike” Vore, 80, of Columbia, Maryland, succumbed to cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital on February 11, 2020. He is survived by his son Steven (Hilary), Grandsons James (Tory) and Robert (Brooke), two great-grandsons, his sisters Anita (Bob) and Kathie and brother Don (Kathy). Mike was born in the Chicago area to Milton and Rita […]

Most Wanted, by Rae Carson

Yay! Another new Star Wars book – this one in support of Solo: A Star Wars Story. That movie gave us some backstory to Han Solo; this novel gives us more and sheds light on the history between him and Qi’ra as well as (the first?) mention of an ancient Jedi manuscript, The Annals of […]

Darktown, by Thomas Mullen

Atlanta Georgia, 1948 – quite a different city than we know today. Darktown is a historical novel telling the story of the first negro police officers here; men with what has always been a difficult job, made even tougher given the racial bias of the time. Many pages were, like those of Colson Whitehead’s Underground […]

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