Archives for: August 2010

Bargemon, Claviers, Callas

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We visited these charming villages in Haute-Vars, Provence yesterday. They are typical old stone "village perches" set in calm mountains full of pines and olive trees. I particularly liked Bargemon, which has very good, soft spring water. The town it… more »

Neil Stephenson uses emacs

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And so do I :-)   more »

OS of the OSK - or the Ongoing Saga of the On Screen Keyboard

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How did we get to the point where the "state of the art" phones now use on screen keyboards as their input mechanism? We've had experiments along the way: 1) physical flip-up keyboards 2) handwriting recognition (e.g. graffitti on the palm) 3) vo… more »

A fork in the road

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I've been thinking a lot about a fork in the road I took about 11 years ago. I'd finished working at a company, having help develop a product which was gaining popularity, and the company looked set to become a real success. I wanted to try something… more »

No comment :-(

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I'm afraid I have to disable comments on this blog - again. It hasn't taken the spammers long to find it and start filling it with links to their spam sites. If you're a spammer - please STOP DOING THIS! It's really annoying that real people can't co… more »

More geek chat

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I'm loving the archives of Nerd TV so much I'm on the hunt for more of the same. Perhaps I should have moved to Silicon Valley after all - I'm feeling rather isolated from the whole buzz at the moment. One of my clients is in Palo Alto at the moment,… more »

MacPaint and Quickdraw source code

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Surprisingly readable.. although it would take some work to really understand the assembler stuff. more »

Nerd TV

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TV For nerds! more »

Android crushes iPhone in US market growth during Q2

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It reminds me of the way the PC overtook the Mac. more »

Piano/Alexander technique with Nelly Ben-Or

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How tempting! She has had an amazing life - it would be very interesting to talk with her! more »