Trimbo

Based on Zed Shaw's glowing review of Mingle in the midst of this classic rant, I installed this app to try it out, and actually, the front end isn't bad. We use Scam Scram Scrum at work and I have always throught that having some kind of web interface to...

Hey, now that the language wars seem to be dying down, what's starting up? The VM wars, of course!It seems that no VMs are possibly good enough for the guys running around in the open source world. Today alone I was introduced to two new virtual machines.Factor (a new language,...

2008 will be boring, just like 2007. Let's make predictions for 3008.CPUs will no longer operate in base 2.Media will once again be stored in (what I'd call) analog formats. Binary data will be viewed as extremely wasteful to store once you get to the molecular/atomic level. Storing in an...

There's a relatively new chain of Italian restaurants out there called Maggiano's Little Italy. I went there last night with the impression that it's supposed to be an upscale chain.Wrong. The restaurant charges upscale prices (~$16 for gnocchi), but it's anything but upscale. For one thing, don't bother getting a...

The reality of Vista is that, even though it sucks, does it matter? All operating systems suck. Vista sucks more than XP and MacOS X and less than say, Windows Me and MacOS 9. But since all OSes suckj, the reality is it doesn't make that big of a difference...