The Flash Virtual Machine

Sometimes I wonder if Macromedia isn't going to succeed with Flash where Java failed... on this particular topic of harware and OS abstraction. Flash Lite makes their virtual machine (aka "player") more real than ever. Russ has all the details so I… more »

Understanding marketing

I received the following in a spam, but I thought I was an interesting image: You see a fabulous girl/guy at a party. You approach them and say, "I'm fantastic in bed." That's Direct Marketing. You're at a party with a bunch of friends and see a… more »

Follow up on all kinds of stuff (move, WiFi, Sendo, etc.)

Done with the moving. Done with the painting. Almost done with the unpacking. And it’s already mid August… 2004 :!: (Last time I remember time going by slowly was summer 03… when it was so hot there was nothing you could do but wait… more »

Offshoring/outsourcing software development

This thread in Ask Joel is the most interesting discussion I've ever read abut offshoring/outsourcing software development! It's getting incredibly long though, so it's really hard to read through. But the first 25 comments are definitely worth… more »

I love WiFi! (well, actually...)

I mean, you gotta love it! A picture is worth a thousand words: [image:132:Working on the balcony] Okay, so much for the showing off. A few hours later: I had to switch to a "High Contrast" Windows color scheme (now I know what these are for!) to be… more »