Thursday, March 30, 2006

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

How would you answer the question?

Pounding A Nail: Old Shoe or Glass Bottle?:
A client has asked me to build and install a custom shelving system. I'm at the point where I need to nail it, but I'm not sure what to use to pound the nails in. Should I use an old shoe or a glass bottle?

Thursday, March 23, 2006

This scares me just a little - Help and FAQ:
One day, I had to face the facts: I had no idea how to dress myself. After going through old yearbooks and photographs, I came to the stunning realization that I needed serious help with my wardrobe. So, at first I did what most people would do. I went to others for advice. It was good, but limited.
So, I turned to the Internet. I put pictures of all my clothes up for everyone to see, and I'm asking for comments and suggestions for how to wear my clothes, and what to wear. This is where you come in: every day, I want you to vote on what I should wear for all my daily activities.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Microsoft .NET = nyet

Microsoft Vista and .NET:
between PDC 2003 and the release of Vista Beta 1 Microsoft has decided that it is better to use native code for the operating system, than to use the .NET framework.

Cars vs Computers

Michael Howard's Web Log : Security Analogies are usually Wrong:
If cars operated in an environment like the Internet, they would...


If Cars Were Built Like Applications…. :
Cars would have no airbags, mirrors, seat belts, doors, roll-bars, side-impact bars, or locks, because no-one had asked for them. But they would all have at least six cup holders.

Monday, March 20, 2006

Quantum weirdness

computer takes quantum leap and works when it's asleep:

Nobel laureate Murray Gell-Mann, who once said: 'We know how to use [quantum mechanics] and how to apply it to problems; and so we have learned to live with the fact that nobody can understand it.'

Cubicles: The great mistake

FORTUNE: Trapped in cubicles - Mar. 9, 2006:
Even the designer of the cubicle thinks they were maybe a bad idea, as millions of 'Dilberts' would agree.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

My Window

My Window
My Window,
originally uploaded by MrDee.
This is the view from my desk