Trimbo

You know, usually I don't count Microsoft out of any game. A friend of mine once said, rightly, that "you can always count on Microsoft to compete against you." If they're interested in a market, they do a nice job of trying to compete in that market. Key word is...

One oft-quoted blog piece on the internet is Spolsky's "Things You Should Never Do" post, wherein he explains that Netscape made a major mistake because they rewrote their browser from scratch. [Ten years later, the ultimate result of that rewrite is debatable because Firefox is a great product and the...

Long, but worth a read:http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.lisp/msg/4563e504dba92253

I use Windows 7 on all of my PCs, but I always keep a Linux install handy at home. It's great to have when I'm either configuring VMs to be used at work, or just when I was to try something out that isn't normally easy to install on Windows...

Picasa is a piece of shit. Not only was it not downloading videos from my wife's camera, it has APPEARED to be downloading them because it grabbed the thumbnails from said videos. And it deleted them all off the drive transparently even though it didn't download them.Gee -- let's delete...