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Happy (belated) Turkey Day!

To quote from my favorite piece of art on our walls: “There are things you do because they feel right & they may make no sense & they may make no money & it may be the real reason we are here: to love each other & to eat each other’s cooking & say it […]

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Free Macworld Expo passes

Two different people today asked me today about free exhibits passes to Macworld Expo. Here’s the offers I was able to find: Your Mac Life Daily Tech Talk Rogue Amoeba One of those should work for you; if not, Google is your friend.

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Sometimes when I read xkcd, I feel like the gags go completely over my head. Other times, I’m glad I’m in on the joke. But once in a long while I feel like some part of it is targeted straight at me. This frame (from a five-part series that started here) is in the last […]

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Mac Monospaced Fonts

Every so often some coder puts up a blog post about their favorite monospaced font, and every other coder feels a need to chime in about their favorite font. See here and here for two examples. Me? I’ve never been able to make up my mind, possibly because there are just too many excellent choices. […]

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There’s been some rumblings lately in the usual quarters about the current proposal for ECMAScript 4th Edition, aka “ES4.” For what it’s worth, here’s my two cents. When I first heard about what Mozilla calls JavaScript 2.0, it was in a talk by Waldemar Horwat. I thought it was going to be the coolest thing […]

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Happy Good Birthday Bear

As I try to do every year (and succeed on most: 2000, 2001, 2002 2004, 2006), I’d like to take a moment to wish Tom the happiest of birthdays, and to wish everyone else a Good Bear Day.

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One Thing About Ray Ozzie

Robert Scoble recently wrote a bit called, Why doesn’t Microsoft get the love?: It’s been more than a year now since I left Microsoft. I really expected Ray Ozzie to come out and do lots of cool stuff for the Internet. But what did we get? A new design on live.com? Please. This reminded me […]

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Three months ago when I wrote (How To) Hire Me, I thought I was up-front about “Hey folks, I need a job!” Given that I’ve received no corporate pings, I have to guess that I was being subtle, which is an odd idea for me—I’ve never thought of myself as the subtle type. My guess […]

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