Although it makes me feel old to think back over the various application architectures I’ve learned in the past 25 years, there’s some consolation in the perspective I’ve gained. While I don’t get the same electric buzz from being introduced … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2005
It seems like no one talks much about what to do with old mail. I asked a few uber tech friends and the answers weren’t convincing. If anything, it made me reconsider whether saving mail really made sense. When was … Continue reading
I’ve been using the latest Google Desktop Search beta, and generally liking it. While there are some things I’d like to see done differently, it’s immediately useful in a way that changes your expectations for how to use your computer … Continue reading
I rejuvenated an old desktop, and found it was still a fine machine but way too noisy. I’d replaced the motherboard awhile back, with a stock Celeron for CPU…and Intel’s heat sink/fan was like a small jet plane. So I … Continue reading
As a leading-edge, early-adopter techno-Earth-muffin type, patience hasn’t been my cultivated strength. But I’m starting to wonder if it wouldn’t make a good decade-long project, to see if just waiting for things to get built by other people isn’t a … Continue reading
So I spent a little time today looking into Ruby on Rails at last. I got it set up, did a tutorial, tweaked some code, broke and fixed it. Fascinating.