My mom, the blogger (January 14, 2007, 0) - There’s something to be said when your mom blogs more than you do.
I’ve just finished setting up a WordPress blog for my mom, who has
decided to start a topic-focused blog called
The Business of Photography.
We’ll probably put Adsense on it, too. My mom, the problogger…
Random Emacs symbol: ccl-decode-mule-utf-16le – Variable: Decode UTF-16LE (little endian without signature
Finding out if I’m overscheduled (December 8, 2007, 0) - If you’re anything like me, your task list is long and growing, but
the time you have is just as fixed. How do you manage that? I handle
that problem by looking at my calendar and my task list together when
I’m planning my day. I tend to be too optimistic about my tasks,
trying to schedule more into
My computer is groaning! (February 17, 2007, 0) - So I’m slurping the bookmark database into my laptop in order to do
offline prototyping, and it just can’t take it… Not enough memory, I
think. It’s funny how computers don’t really get slower, we just end
up wanting to do too much with it…
Random Emacs symbol: rmail-summary-line-decoder – Variable: *Function to decode summary-line.
Okay, I can stop working now! (April 27, 2007, 0) - <laugh> Fine, I’ve done enough for the day, time to relax. I’ll
get to go to krav later, yay!
Random Emacs symbol: interprogram-cut-function – Variable: Function to call to make a killed region available to other programs.
http://www.visibleworkings.com/archeology/ (February 26, 2003, 1) - OOPSLA 2001 Workshop
Software Archeology: Understanding Large Systems
How do you come to grips with 1,000,000 lines of code right away?
Programmers are often given a large system they’ve not seen before, built by
people they don’t know, touched by many people since, documented sketchily if
at all. They’re told to improve it. Their task might be to fix a