Computing

The B: Drive!

Askyahoo answers the question Why is it that computers never have a “B” drive? but they are dead wrong. They say “ Technically speaking, the “computer” isn’t missing the B drive, it’s just that later Microsoft operating systems have omitted it as unnecessary. You can read more about the ins and outs of archaic drive […]

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Elastic Tabs

Nick Gravgaard invents a new way to render tabs for programmers, I wish all IDEs did this: Elastic tabstops – the solution to the tabs-versus-spaces issue

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Can Your Programming Language Do This?

Joel Spolsky’s blog post, “Can Your Programming Language Do This?“, is a thought-provoking piece that explores the power of functional programming and the benefits of using programming languages with first-class functions. In the post, Spolsky provides examples of how the use of functions and the ability to pass functions as arguments to other functions can […]

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Spam!

Marco Cantu complains about having 10,000 Spam Messages in his Gmail spam folder… I usually get about 3 times as much…

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Storing important data in spreadsheets

BitWorking talks about how people store important data in spreadsheets. I think the main reason people use spreadsheets is that they are so easy to use, they use hacks to get away with not having relations, I have seen many “Excel Files” that contain lots of data that has been copied and pasted on multiple […]

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