Monthly Archives: April 2007

Inner Translation

A friend of mine has started working at a company that does a “CDN” system.  Frankly, I have to guess at what this means (I assume “Content Distribution Nimble-mumble-mumph [trailing off into hopeful silence...],”) but my brain really translates it … Continue reading

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Floating Heads

$mike refers to most of Sean Connery’s films as “One of his better films,” because by comparison with Zardoz, the rest of them are better.  Immensely so.     Here’s real life imitating art:     http://starwars.com/community/event/celebration/news20070417b.html  

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shootings

[note: I wrote this before reading reports that he was from Korea] We’re going to find that he played violent video games, or that he didn’t. We’re going to find that he read the bible, or didn’t read the bible, … Continue reading

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Burrito Bullet Train

All I’m going to say is: Link. Well, that and “No beans, please.”  

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The busy work of __saving US from OurSelves

What do BOOL, Bool, BOOLEAN, LOGICAL, TRUTH, and even (God help me) CHOICE have do to with each other? Where did CHAR, Char, _char, SCHAR, UCHAR, BYTE, SBYTE, UBYTE, CHARACTER, TCHAR, _TCHAR, _CHAR, _T, _C, CHR, and GLYPH come from? … Continue reading

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