Laptop vs. Desktop for Development

I have spent the last 15+ years going back and forth between laptops and desktop machines for work and development.  My first laptop was in 1991, a PowerBook 100.  It was so drastically underpowered (and had a pretty ugly passive matrix screen, a smaller...

Man runs into 42,000 pounds of carrots at 70mph+

So you are up to almost midnight (late night at work or at the bar) and decide to take a shortcut home on the highway, only to come face-to-face with a semi-truck loaded with 42,000 pounds of carrots.  Keeping in mind that 42,000 pounds is roughly 19,000kg and...

Post from the Road

I just want to see if I can actually do a blog post using Jott, let's see if this works. UPDATE: The above was sent via cell phone, transcribed and e-mailed by Jott.com, then post-processed by a quick program I wrote (code soon) and posted automatically to the...

HOT!

So, I know we have had a great summer – nice temps in the high 70s / low 80s, little rain to spoil any weekends, nice night viewing for stargazers, etc. – and I know August is traditionally the hottest month, but 97°? 96°? It wouldn't be so bad...
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