We temporarily interrupt this blog for a little levity & humor. Some IBM CE’s are called out to a advanced science research lab to fix a problem with a system. They are directed to the “Anti-Gravity Research” department. They enter the computer room to find the machine they are supposed to fix floating in the […]
Are you going to COMMON? If not, why not? OK, yeah, COMMON is kind of pricey. Add air fare, hotel, & food to the conference fee and you’re talking real money (not quite $100M though <grin/>). Next question: Do you attend your local user group meetings? What about their technical conferences? Word of advice: If […]
As developers, it’s been drilled into our heads that we must provide documentation for our programs … both inside the code, as comments, and for end user’s use. One thing I’ve noticed that we tend to neglect, however, is to document the DECISIONS we make. Why did we select one implementation over another.
I was having a conversation on Twitter, and… hm? Yes, Twitter’s one of those new-fangled thingies that nobody can really explain to you why you should be bothered with it. Yes, email works perfectly well, as do the telephone and the telegraph. This opinion piece isn’t about Twitter; it’s about why I think SEU is […]