October 28th, 2004


Quotes of the Day

A good set today ... I can't decide if I prefer number one or four ... but then three is good and ...
[It's the morning caffeine high - don't worry about me 'till I come down :) ]


The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty.
Eugene McCarthy (1916 - ), Time magazine, Feb. 12, 1979

A lawyer starts life giving $500 worth of law for $5 and ends giving $5 worth for $500.
Benjamin H. Brewster (1816 - 1888)

The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Thomas H. Huxley (1825 - 1895)

The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money.
David Richerby


Did you see the lunar eclipse last night?

I guess technically I can answer yes, as I woke up at 5.30 AM and peered out my window. Since I didn't have my contact lenses in all I could see was a yellow glow from the street lamp and a white glow that looked like there was a bit missing from one side :)

Ah the excitement :)

Right, after a pause to review the differences between the spec we quoted on and the one we are now working to I'll get back to some "real" work developing a screen that will do many different things.