Thinking About the Future of Google Latitude

February 5, 2009

photo credit: schoschie I didn’t meet the woman who would become my wife until I was 25. At least I don’t think I had met her before then. We did grow up within 10 miles of each other and she did have an older brother who was my age, and we did do some of […]

Slow Windows Startup

January 3, 2007

The other night Amy brought home her boss’s laptop, with a plea to address a problem their IT staff could not resolve. The problem was framed as “it takes 10 minutes to boot up.” That turned out to be an exaggeration but it did definitely take longer than normal to boot up, in particular seeming […]

Chatting with the GoogleBot

January 28, 2006

Cool Speed Test

December 1, 2005

Beef Up Firefox

October 3, 2005

I Did Not Know That

July 21, 2005

Deadprogrammer wrote about Grace Hopper today and attributed to her the quote “It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.” I knew about Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper through the history of the computer in particular her coining (or at least popularizing) the term debugging when she found a moth in an […]


January 25, 2005