Bush under cover

{{popup bush_large.jpg bush_large 450×550}} So, who said this was a PC site?

  • September 28, 2001

Beer vs. Stock

Ok, this is more humour than 'stuff', but I thought it was just too good. On July 26, 2000, two friends, Jim and John, each got a $1000 bonus at work. (They both work for Nortel Networks, where in the…

  • September 10, 2001

Cape of Storms – Big Wednesday

Some weather news from the Cape of Storms. The worst storm in 50 years. Trees were uprooted, roofs lifted… average galeforce winds of 100km/hr and gusts of up to 150km/hr in Cape Town Harbour. The average height of a wave…

  • September 7, 2001

Americans work harder, Europeans work smarter?

According to CNN.com: “Using the most recently available data, the ILO has determined that the average Australian, Canadian, Japanese or Mexican worker was on the job roughly 100 hours less than the average American in a year — that’s almost…

  • September 3, 2001

The truth is out there…

According to CNN.com – August 17, 2001, astronomers announced Wednesday the discovery of the first solar system other than our own where multiple planets travel around a star in circular orbits.

  • August 21, 2001

How to write Unmaintainable Code

http://mindprod.com/unmain.html provides an great list of things NOT to do. Warning, this is for programmers only. Some of his “suggestions” sound way too familiar. One of my favorites: Consider equals As A Variable Name: Choose variable names that are English…

  • August 19, 2001

You go, girl!

The women of Sirt, a small village near Antalya on Turkey’s southern coast, had launched the bedroom strike in protest at the lack of accessible running water. Full story: CNN.com – Sex ban lifted in Turkish village – August 16,…

  • August 17, 2001

Microsoft Stinger

“Of course, a slew of features worthy of Microsoft can be found in the new platform, such as up to 100 hours standby time with screen on and PIM active; four hours talk time, a “large” color screen or economical…

  • August 9, 2001