Archive for September, 2009

Zombies…

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Like this company X I know, in the vertical application business. Same as company Y and Z I also know in the vertical application business, all of them doing healthcare applications like record systems, pathology systems, etc. Doesn’t matter exactly what they do or who they are, they are all representative of how that entire […]

Dry cleaning and the web

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

I went to have my suit (yes, I do have one) dry cleaned. Looked up dry cleaners in Uppsala, found one that even had a web site. On the web site I found their address, used my GPS to go there, walked around the block with my iPhone until I very precisely located the exact […]

.NET considered harmful

Monday, September 7th, 2009

A friend of mine just told me about what an MS evangelist said at a symposium on multicore (paraphrased), after getting the question: “Did MS consider that cache awareness for programmers in multicore development?” …and he answered: “The average developer is not capable of handling that kind of level of detail. … Most developers are […]