programming kata (September 2, 2003, 0) - Miguel Paraz said:
No surprise. About your journal entry for today, I think this is applicable:
I’m currently practicing the Katas to learn Ruby.
I have issues with “Bells and Whistles though” – I think too many programmers
are enamored with flashy technology and equate it with proper work.
l33t people skillz (September 9, 2003, 0) -
heh, openwhatever is back in #linux, and nice and humble too.
so "it" worked.
* Coma clears a few bans then
* sachac whistles innocently.
you again, heh
* Revenger hands sachac a red rose.
* sachac hugs Revenger.
sachac: you talked to him or what?
OmiKrOn: thats our sachac allright.
sachac: so, you're
Mid-term plans (February 10, 2005, 0) - I am just about ready to go back to school. I don’t want to teach yet
and I definitely don’t want to go into the industry. If I get accepted
by UToronto, I will happily take up an HCI degree there. If I don’t
get accepted (waaah), then I’ll resume my long-postponed MA Education
(Information Technology Integration) and just
Joel on Software against tailoring software (October 26, 2005, 0) - Shrink-wrapped software makes more financial sense, says Joel Spolsky,
warning of the dangers of consultingware.
No problem with that, but _I_ like tailoring software to an insane
extent, and will happily code a one-off thing that will never be used
again. That’s because it’s usually used again, and it makes people
very happy. Good thing I don’t need to worry
LabSetup (November 11, 2003, 0) - I’ve successfully installed Linux onto the main computer, but I’m
still having problems with the workstation – to wit, the mouse is just
First of all, it’s a serial mouse, not a PS/2 mouse. Second, gpm and X
both freeze. It’s weird! X displays happily. No keyboard input, no
mouse motion, nothing – not even Ctrl-Alt-Backspace! I have to