Monthly Archives: April 2004

So, we’ve been joking for ages about putting ‘branded’ hackergotchi icons up on Planet GNOME, for a day’s irony-riddled prank value. However, I get the impression that this new I am “campaign” was borne more of a sugary sweetness-like-corn-syrup than … Continue reading

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Friends, lovers, partners and warriors… We are engaged to be married.

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Who you gonna call?

So there was some joking around on IRC about XUL and Ghostbusters… Without any reflection on ZUUL being the ultimate enemy, just that XUL was a cool name. But it reminded me of a thought I had during the meeting, … Continue reading

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So, I get the impression that Sun’s own human metal grinder, Jonathan Schwartz, has been knocking back the bong water with his new pal Spliffy, the OpenOffice.org in Education project mascot. Sun’s new President and Chief Operating Officer has “called … Continue reading

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The precocious little snitch is right. Pull your finger out and put your code into something modern. Like a safety deposit box in Zurich. At least that’ll keep her skanky mitts off it. *click!*

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Quick hack on a cool Planet feature today, letting us ‘merge’ items from the same source in the html output (though I’m sure there’ll be other clever uses). So now on Planet GNOME, adjacent items from the same source will … Continue reading

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Putting out another call for hackergotchi heads, if anyone’s inspired to bring out The GIMP… We’re missing heads for: Marco, Rodo, Rodney Dawes, Jordi Mallach, Julien Moutte, Shaun McCance, Matthew Garrett, Mariano, Danilo, Christopher Blizzard, Kristian Reitveld and Bryan Forbes. … Continue reading

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Work and "Play"

I figured I’d blog about my trip to the UK pretty quickly after coming home, but I had a quadruple-knockout-punch of vicious jetlag, mental exhaustion, seething inspiration and a small dose of niggling fear. Messily intertwined and difficult to resolve, … Continue reading

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Crazy linkage action! Bob Metcalfe on The Visionary Thing: “Now, to be sure, there are visionaries who don’t end up poor and bitter, or at least haven’t yet.” Read some really cool articles on some email feature wishlists for high-volume … Continue reading

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“You agree to take reasonable steps to promote your presentation through means accessible to you. This includes adding your presentation to any public schedule of your teaching engagements that may be published electronically or in print. It also includes adding … Continue reading

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