February 2, 2010
--Ah, Spike Jones. Warning, the goofy noises starting around 1:38 can get stuck in your head.
Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.Sometimes I'm worried I've taken that idea too much to heart.
http://slacktivist.typepad.com/slacktivist/2010/02/tf-the-illuminati.html - on Mike Warnke (can't believe I got suckered by him too...) and Tim "Left Behind" LaHaye
7 is the W of the numbers ten and under. Maybe we could all start abbreviating it to "sev".
Oh and Happy Groundhog Day. Again.
http://www.viceland.com/int/v16n12/htdocs/berkeley-breathed-273.php - Bloom County Berkeley Breathed, nice counter point to yesterday's Calvin and Hobbes retrospective interview.
http://www.asktog.com/columns/022DesignedToGiveFitts.html - but, UI wonks, if you're thinking of "Fitts' Law" first, you've already lost the game.
Slogan idea... "Toyota: You Can't Stop Us!" (I guess it's not much worse than their old "Toyota. Moving Forward.")
With poorly documented, under-studied, or forgotten APIs, a coder's sole hope is to guess at what SHOULD be there and go find evidence of it- bad luck if you think differently than the person who wrote it...