I used to work for the CSL, and I earned a BA (yes, you read that right) from the CS department in a previous millennium.
Take a look at some old personal pages, or send me email.
SCSI is not voodoo. There are perfectly good *technical
reasons* as to why occasionally you need to sacrifice a goat to
your SCSI chain.
The Founding Fathers did not establish the United States as
a democratic republic so that elected officials would decide
trivia, while all great questions would be decided by the
--Judge Andrew Kleinfeld, dissenting from a ruling "constitutionalizing" the "right" to physician-assisted suicide.
If it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet.
He who dies with the most toys is still dead.
Please don't use unshielded cables for SCSI connections
outside your computer's case. Many of us use the radio spectrum
for something other than a trash heap. Keep your SCSI signals to
yourself, no-one else wants them.
The problem (with private application color maps in X) is
that when the cursor moves outside such an application, the color
scheme for that window looks like somone drank from a dozen
different paint tins and then puked on the monitor.
For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear,
simple, and wrong.
-- H L Mencken
The most interesting feature of multi-threading is that each
thread sees the same global address space. The trickiest part of
programming multiple threads is that each thread sees the same
global address space.
-- Feuer, Alan R., "MFC Programming," Addison-Wesley, 1997.
I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my Grandfather,
not screaming in terror like his passengers.
Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die
in the middle of it.
--P. J. O'Rourke
Hell is truth seen too late
Buying the right computer and getting it to work properly is no
more complicated than building a nuclear reactor from wristwatch
parts in a darkened room using only your teeth.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius
has its limits.