How did I not know this exists!?!
Let’s say you want to learn about something. In days gone by you’d purchase a book, find a mentor, or go to school. The internet took some of that away by allowing you to search out and find various pieces of knowledge, but it was difficult to find good curated material. One could get lost […]
I don’t have the disposable time or income right now to indulge my love for games, but given the PS4 and Xbox One have both been released now, I can’t help taking a second to think about them. The first game I remember playing is Space Invaders. I played it at my “uncle” Mac’s house […]
This is what you get by default when you ask Visual Studio 2008 to generate a new test: Why is that so cluttered? Why is there a region that is filled with test-writing tutorial code? Why is there a member variable to track the test context? WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON???? *Ahem*. Yes. This […]
I’m learning the built-in unit testing framework for Visual Studio right now, and I have to say, so far I hate it. I found this video, and it made me physically sick to watch it. The interface shown may as well have been drawn in Paint, and while it appears to be functional, it hardly […]
My current “discovery writing” project. Balenn stood across the gate when they rounded the corner of the field. William set Emma on her feet and told her to go find her father straight away. The girl slipped through the fence, and Will watched her go. When she passed between the first rows of unharvested corn, […]
I have been trying to bring my excitement and creativity to bear in my day job. I assume there are a lot of different ways to do this, but in my case it almost always involves generating a new idea that is nearly or completely orthogonal to my normal duties. In particular, I’ve been playing […]