I’ve arrived in town an hour too early for the Internet joint to open. I came alone, so I have some time to kill. I’ve come to the top of Montepulciano to look west over some of the most pictuesque scenes in Tuscany. Wait a minute: I take that back. Pretty much everything in TuscanyContinue reading “An Hour in Montepulciano”
My sister-in-law had a conference to attend in Portland, Oregon, and she happened to have two companion fare-rate tickets available. What the heck, we said. We’ve never been to Oregon, before.
Microsoft Internet Explorer always has the more interesting interpretations of markup.
The Terre Haute Tribune-Star, a puplication I rarely think of since I graduated from college, is running a story about how Indiana State University (in the ‘Haute) will be the “first public university in the state to require all students to have notebook computers“. After mentioning ISU’s new plan, the article goes on to sayContinue reading “Terre Haute Tribune-Star Snubs Hometown School”
For a few months, now, Katie and I have been repeatedly finding a certain bug in our house.
Brian has an article on his blog about Hyperthreaded CPUs and their effects on “the user experience”, by which I’m sure he means the typical response on a graphical desktop to a user’s actions — something like moving the mouse, dragging a window, opening-up a menu, etc. I disagree with a few of his assertions…Continue reading “Hyperthreading CPUs and User Experience”
Using a programming language touted for its strong internationalization support along with an application server that should do the same, one would think that “international” characters would be easier to deal with. It turns out that the world is out to get me.
Some dude in Shenandoah, MD takes his pickup out for a drive. In the river.
An investigation into time delta computation.