Monthly Archives: March 2005

Kids say the darnedest things

Okay, well not just kids since the student was 26 years old, but we already know that adults say the darnedest things already. I understand that he was just trying to make conversation, but how can I respond seriously when … Continue reading

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The Real Cause of Piracy?

bq. Give the finger to the rock n roll singer as he’s dancing upon your paycheck Beck – Pay No Mind (Snoozer) I rememeber seeing “Julie Doiron”:http://www.juliedoiron.com/ play at Amigo’s years ago and while I was at the merch table, … Continue reading

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A Short History Of Progress by Ronald Wright

I heard the last of the five lectures Ronald Wright gave for the Massey Hall Lectures last year and instantly regretted missing the four previous nights. I hoped that they would replay them soon, but also thought it might be … Continue reading

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It's like sitting in a theater

In December a friend of mine sent an email to an email list I belong to. In the message he offered a free monitor to anyone interested. Since I sometimes have to run computers without a monitor and access them … Continue reading

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My Conference

I could bore people with talk of XML, but I’m sure everyone can do without a discussion about code and databases. Instead, I can talk about my my walk to the hotel. My plan was to replace the tube in … Continue reading

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