Monthly Archives: December 2008

Census 2: More Than Just A Pretty Graph

Numbers without context are lies waiting to be repeated.

Notes To A Future Self: Getting Productive On WinXP

Windows XP is truly a horrid desktop OS, particularly if you’re a programmer. The default install contains roughly nothing useful, and even getting a development environment going requires grabbing the likes of cygwin, Visual Studio, and a zillion patches from Microsoft. The truly dispiriting thing, though, is how badly cmd.exe still sucks. I fully admit […]