It was the best possible outcome for me, and possibly for the NSW criminal justice system. I reported for jury duty today, but was not selected.[Read more →]
Here's a fun way to pass the time. If you like discussing the intimate details of character encodings, that is. Or reverse engineering various Microsoft products to see how broken they are.
If you don't think this is fun, then please just take my advice and move on. Don't use the Wingdings for anything. If you're a developer, embrace Unicode. That's it. Nerds, read on...[Read more →]
Some time ago I wrote briefly about my decision to (partly) anonymise myself for this blog. Over the years I've played on both sides of the field. Reflecting on this experience and the experiences of others, I'm more and more convinced that anonymity is the right decision for me, but also that it's harder than you might expect.[Read more →]