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September 17, 2020

Software = Wizardry

Software development is wizardry and witchcraft.
You cast spells to arrange bits and pixels to do what you want.

June 26, 2020

How Can I Make It Better?

I deal with puzzles and problems every day.
The question that I always ask is “How Can I Make It Better?”
This makes me evaluate and use my experience to improve things.
When I attack the next problem I have more options because of all the I have gone thru.
Ask yourself
How Can I Make It Better?

September 15, 2017

Ad Re-Targeting Feature Wanted

When I search for something I want to buy online I start getting ads with variations of what I was searching for. If I already bought it the ads are useless.
How about adding a ‘I bought that’ or I’m not interested anymore’ button to each re-targeting ad so that I don’t see it anymore?

September 12, 2015

About Software Creation

The problem with software development is that everyone wants to create their own world with their own language. In order for someone to learn that software is that they have to take a world culture class, then attempt to live there with minimal knowledge.

September 8, 2015

Advice for Software Companies

New software should come with a glossary of terms so that new users can begin to create a bridge between their world and the software world.

October 16, 2013

I Don’t Like Flat

I hope I’m alone here…

I’m not liking this “flat design” trend. Even though it might speed load times up.
I’ll wait the extra few milliseconds to be dazzled by better design.

October 22, 2010

No Java, I Don’t want the Yahoo Toolbar

I know that Oracle is trying to make some $ from their free Java updates,
but I don’t want the Yahoo Toolbar. I never want the Yahoo Tool Bar.

So, I always have to uncheck “Install Yahoo Toolbar” when I update Java.

Watch your software update screens carefully.

McAfee gets added on some software updates.