Month: June 2008

Okay, what's the procedure for the approach of a humpback bridge?

And again, if you know the answer to that one, you’re as old as I am. I certainly feel old today. Which is a clumsy segue into a story about another old man, this time at APCMag.com: Read Bill Gates’ scathing email about “unusable” Windows: “The Ex-MS supremo found Windows “unusable”. But which version?”

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Who's been gobbing in my lentils?

There are times (and this is one of them) when I really, really don’t feel like writing much. All too often, these seem to coincide with my deadlines. And this is one of them. But I have no choice, so I continue onwards, scribing ever more words. And now’s your chance to read some of […]

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Five minutes before the most important party of my life and the house is destroyed by a giant sandwich…

Yeah, I’m on a “quote The Young Ones” kick again. You might as well get settled in and used to it. While you’re settled in, you can also read my latest Bluescreen column at APCMag.com: Microsoft to open stylish “MS Store”: “Glass staircase replaced by Glass Ballmer, giving you the opportunity to stamp on Steve’s… […]

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My name is Alexei Yuri Gagarin Siege of Stalingrad Glorious Five-Year Plan Sputnik Pravda Moscow Dynamo Back Four Balowski.

“Me Dad was a bit of a Communist, know what I mean?” Look, that quote has nothing to to do with my most recent paid writing work. But something has to bring a smile to my face right now, and that did. So there. Anyway, I completely missed this story, written last week for PC […]

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