September 6, 2016

Web Design Fallacies and the Failure of CSS

Having the experience now of building dozens of different web sites over the years I have come to the conclusion that there are some major flaws […]
September 1, 2016

Dreaming About Sailing

Since finishing my Sailing lessons I have been getting even more enamoured with the idea of doing a longer sailing trip and perhaps eventually getting my […]
August 23, 2016

Experimenting with ECommerce

Over the last couple of weeks I have been spending some evening and weekends working on building some e-commerce websites. If I were to Define Ecommerce, […]
August 16, 2016

Working on a new 5 year plan

For the last couple of weeks I have been working through some financial plans, and dreams. Ever since taking the sailing class, the bug has gotten […]
August 9, 2016

Programming Should Be More Like Authorship than Engineering

Most programmers I know come at the discipline from an engineering background and this leads to all sorts of pre-conceptions about what we do and the […]
August 8, 2016

Back from Vacation to Southern Ontario

It was some much needed time away from work, and I managed to not touch the computer the entire week that I was travelling.  We met […]
July 26, 2016

Canadian Moon Mission

Over the last couple of weeks I have found myself going deeper and deeper with research on Lunar missions. After some inspiration from reading Seveneves I started […]
July 19, 2016

Power of Iterative Progress

Software startups often talk about iterative improvement.  It’s a development model where by you focus on an easy to reach but minimally sustainable business model and […]
July 19, 2016

One Step at a Time

Something my boss is fond of reminding us is that building the most glorious cathedral of all time consisted of a slog of day to day […]