Our Wedding

Karen and I have organised the most pressing parts of our wedding. We’ve booked locations for our civil ceremony and high-tea reception (something a little bit different from the traditional sit-down meal or cocktail reception), and we’ve booked a photographer. Karen’s also ordered her dress. Our wedding will be held at Mount Tamborine in mid-April Read more about Our Wedding[…]

A-League kicks off

The A-League kicked off last night with Newcastle going down to Adelaide at home, and Perth losing to Central Coast at home. Those matches attracted crowds of 13000 and 11000 respectively. The Queensland Roar has their first match tomorrow afternoon when they take on the New Zealand Knights at Suncorp Stadium, and there will be Read more about A-League kicks off[…]

Technorati redux

It seems I’m not the only one who’s disconcerted with the moist steaming mass that Technorati has become (or always was?). Jason Kottke writes: That’s it. I’ve had it. No more Technorati. … Pretty much everyone I talk to in the industry thinks the site sucks and we’ve just been waiting for it to get Read more about Technorati redux[…]

Joel on Software

Michael Lawley’s Miscellaneous-B weblog directed me to an interesting article written by Joel Spolsky about the history of Hungarian Notation – a variable/procedure naming convention invented by Charles Simonyi of Microsoft. I’ve never liked the Hungarian Notation, but after reading Joel’s article and Simonyi’s paper, I realised that what I thought was Hungarian Notation is Read more about Joel on Software[…]