Archive for February, 2007

Making Eclipse bookmarks useful

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

Eclipse bookmarks have always been one of those things that seemed in theory to be useful but in practice are pretty well ignored. Does anybody actually use them? I’ve been learning a new area of code with the aim of making a few strategic changes. Inherent in this task is the need to identify a [...]

Passion for art, for art’s sake

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

When art has passion behind it, one cannot help but be moved by it in some way. Today I want to celebrate three artistic endeavours: 1. Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor On January 31 we enjoyed a most amazing concert conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, a young (24!) Venezuelan conductor. I’ve always loved Barber’s Adagio for Strings, which [...]

Critical point, here I come!

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

I had to bring my car into the shop for a recall on the software. Cars have become such complex pieces of technology, and mine in particular (BMW330i) has tons. Unfortunately that did not go smoothly and I have a rental for a few days. My rental is a little Toyota of some kind. One [...]