jamoche: dalek crossing warning sign (dalek crossing)
posted by [personal profile] jamoche at 11:38pm on 16/05/2010
Dear New Who writers:
spoilers for latest episode )
Mood:: 'annoyed' annoyed
jamoche: Spock: That's illogical, you raving fucktard (Spock logic fail)
posted by [personal profile] jamoche at 10:49pm on 18/04/2010
Name parsing fail:



Why? Because on the page where you enter it, the form looks like this:



To top it off, the complaint form looks like this:



The first computer-related job I had, they added the "Lee Ann Rule" to the names database just for me; the database designer had originally set it up so spaces were an illegal character.

Do not assume that the first space in a name is the first/last break; it annoys the hell out of the exceptions, and it screws up your database. Just give people two fields to enter, and let them put whatever they want in it.
jamoche: Hello, my name is Dexter Morgan. You killed someone. Prepare to die. (dexter)
jamoche: cat with dead bird. It's not a gift, it's a warning (cat trying to kill you)
posted by [personal profile] jamoche at 10:04am on 07/10/2009
in the proprietary software world 28% of those involved are women, in the free software world it is 1.5% (don't miss the dot);

I've always been in the proprietary software world at places like ParcPlace, Apple, and VMware, where they really *do* only care how good your code is.

Found here, and while the article is good, the comments prompted James Nicholl to give it a rightly deserved "memetic prophylactic recommended" tag.
jamoche: (angels on my shoulders)
jamoche: cat with dead bird. It's not a gift, it's a warning (cat trying to kill you)
posted by [personal profile] jamoche at 03:13pm on 25/08/2009
jamoche: Spock: That's illogical, you raving fucktard (Spock logic fail)
posted by [personal profile] jamoche at 10:08pm on 28/07/2009
Oh noes! The state where I was born tossed the paper copy of my birth certificate and went electronic - maybe I'm not American!
jamoche: (dodgy angel)
From ComicCon: SPN spoilers, kinda )
jamoche: (censored wwii)
jamoche: Captain Jack Harkness smiling (captain jack smile)
posted by [personal profile] jamoche at 11:04pm on 23/07/2009
Rusty writes himself into a fucking corner again.

Please, let Moffet have Jack back.

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