Through pidgin's developers mailing list, I found this insightful comment by Eric Lippert on software users:
It's not that users are morons or that they "forget" to think. Its that users are trained to not think. Users very quickly learn from experience that:
- dialog boxes are modal. But users do …
This morning I was sitting in my car driving towards work. I had some nice music on the stereo and the sun was starting to warm the land. These are conditions in which I naturally start to hum along with the music, even singing along. This Wednesday was even better …
Let's just say I converted some of my savings into a much needed hardware upgrade of my workstation. *rubs hands in glee*
Sooo, my hackerkey is:
or plain text:
This weird string tells you more about me than you'd think if you take a little time to learn what it all means.
My girlfriend and I have been blessed with all our grandparents alive when we got to know each other. Because of this, we each got to know two extra couples of great people. Thankfully they are relatively young and only suffer the occassional illnesses and annoyances everyone eventually encounters when …
Yesterday our provider [Speedlinq, or Telfort Internet or GreenISP or whatever they want to call themselves nowadays] switched to another VoIP platform for ADSL connections. They sent a letter with a cd-rom for changing the settings in VoIP-enabled ADSL modems, but we have a VoIP phone, with SIP routed through …
An old man dieing
Two doves on a bare spring branch
Finding peace at last
April Fool's day went by quite un-eventful. I even missed the normally tradional pink Ponies layout on Slashdot. Some other sites (like Engadget) had some pink accents, but still. Of course, my whole day was spent writing on a paper and presentation for a course Literature Study (hence the weird …
Stressed? Me? Of course not. Stress is what a rubber band feels before it breaks, silly.