Monthly Archives: May 2004

Nose Sense

Trust your nose. Your nose will tell you that something is crappy long before you have nice, solid evidence. A gut feel about a command-line interface (e.g., the compiler that proudly announces “Compilation FINISHED!!!”, as if this was a seldom … Continue reading

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Tinfoil Hat Construction Tips

When you build your AFDB (note handy PDF quick reference), remember to keep the shiny side out, and that Canadian coins are worthwhile additions…

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Movie Prediction

Troy: The Alamo, with funny helmets. “Stupidity got us into this, why can’t it get us out?” — Sam Goldwyn

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Appy Ollo Geez

Few entries of late, sorry about that. All three of you who read this. Crunch time at work. I suspect this is how most blogs dry up. I’ll try not to let that happen; I actually have a bunch of … Continue reading

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Dune – not!

This bit from Penny Arcade pretty much sums up the Dune mess. Go ahead and read the strip, I’ll wait. Done? Yeah. Like that. I tried to read the first Dune sequel (by Anderson and Brian Herbert). “On a scale … Continue reading

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