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Is Groovy Dead?

No, but it isn’t healthy, and I see no signs of the situation improving. For those who haven’t heard of it, Groovy is a scripting language designed to run o...
September 11, 2004

Doveryay, no proveryay

I don't often quote Ronald Reagan, but in this case, he's quoting an old Russian proverb, so I guess it's OK. Doveryay, no proveryay: trust, but verify. We...
September 09, 2004

Better is Harder than New

I gave notice at Hewlett-Packard last Friday; I've enjoyed working with the Select Access team a lot over the past four years, and have learned a tremendous ...
September 07, 2004

They’re All Eighth Bolts

Years ago, I was putting together a pine futon frame I'd purchased from Ikea. It was a pretty simple thing---just four uprights and some crosspieces. The w...
September 06, 2004