Tag Archives: Software

The laws of computing (2)

The “laws” of computing: an occasional series of witty (?) thoughts. THE LAWS OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMING Any given program, when running, is obsolete. If a program is useful, it will have to be changed. If a program is useless, it … Continue reading

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Book review: Secrets of ProShow® Experts

Secrets of ProShow® Experts: The Official Guide to Creating Your Best Slide Shows with ProShow Gold and Producer by Paul Schmidt, ©2010 Making video slide shows out of your digital pictures is a terrific way to use the pictures, exercise … Continue reading

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Laws of Computing

The laws of computing: an occasional series of witty (?) thoughts. LUBARSKY’S LAW OF CYBERNETIC ENTOMOLOGY There’s always one more bug.     TROUTMAN’S POSTULATES Profanity is the one language understood by all programmers. Not until a program has been … Continue reading

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Vacation pictures and digital slideshows.

As I’ve related here, last summer I launched into a huge project scanning four decades of our family pictures. That story was the subject of a series of posts all  about getting the scans done. Lately I’ve been working through … Continue reading

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Plan for success!

In my current “day job” I’m a systems engineer helping my customers get stuff done.  Before that, I led and managed software projects.  In both these roles I was, and still am, amazed at the number of times people fail … Continue reading

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