Monthly Archives: April 2008

An open letter to the people who write applications which require no Internet access but whose documentation is only available online

In many parts of the world, including the part I live in, always-on-Internet is far from cheap and frequently completely unavailable. Since your application has nothing to do with the Internet, I and many others use it for whatever it’s … Continue reading

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An open link to an open letter

I heartily concur.

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Why not a personal personalised plate?

I’ve been reading Jeremy Clarkson’s excellent Clarkson on Cars, a collection of columns he has written to do (at least vaguely) with motoring. In one of them, he ponders a question that has long puzzled me as well: what is … Continue reading

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Some favourite quotes

Karnaugh recently posted some of his favourite quotes, including one of my personal favourites: “The competent programmer is fully aware of the limited size of his own skull. He therefore approaches his task with full humility, and avoids clever tricks … Continue reading

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