Monthly Archives: February 2007

Come to my SXSW panel on user interface consistency

At this year‘s SXSW Interactive festival, I’ll be moderating the panel Getting to Consistency: Don’t Make Your Users Think. The blurb: Predictable and consistent software is much easier to use. This session explores interface consistency, examples of consistency failures and … Continue reading

thoughts on code

“The best code you have is the code you didn’t write.” “Legacy code is any code without tests.” (likely paraphrasing Michael Feathers)

Address Book AppleScript example

Here’s a simple AppleScript that exports all of the email addresses in your Mac OS X address book as a comma-separated list: tell application “Address Book” set emailList to {} set peopleCount to (count every person) repeat with i from … Continue reading

Hilarious Ellen DeGeneres excerpt

Ellen picks up the phone and calls 88-year-old Gladys Hardy of Austin, Texas, who proceeds to steal the show. Then, she calls her again:

Anya Marina house concert photos

Eric Carter and Enric Teller posted some photos of last month’s fantastic Anya Marina house concert.

Windows Vista upgrade decision flowchart

Windows Vista upgrade decision flowchart

yellow homefried potatoes

Jeff Potter‘s yellow potatoes miniature potatoes paprika cumin oregano salt & pepper a little bit of cayenne pepper turmeric wash potatoes. cut into chunks. coat with mixture. cook over low heat in frypan until potatoes are tender.

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