Category Archives: General Thoughts

PrazeMe for Performance Appraisals is finally released to the public

Need to do a Employee review or performance appraisal, well there is a nice and easy online system you can use to do it. No more trying to figure out what to say, just answer a series of questions and the system writes your performance appraisal for you. Print it and sign your name and… Read More »

The Pirate Bay is down….Again???

It looks like The Pirate Bay,, is down again. It seems their servers are being dodgy or possibly under attack. Also possible ISP’s have decided to screw with people. Who knows.. Anyway, figured I would chronicle it as I thought it interesting. NOTE: I don’t endorse doing anything illegal. There are plenty of legal… Read More »

The new Google? Topeka?

Give it up to Google to completely switch their branding on a dime. Topeka sounds like a great new name for their search engine. Much more American and midwestern feeling. Go check out their PR release. Google now is Topeka

The cost of a code freeze and maybe a better way of doing it.

The cost of a code freeze So you’re thinking about doing a code freeze in your company, or maybe you already are. This article discusses the pros and cons and potential solutions to the common pitfalls. A “code freeze” is general the period of time in which developers of a team based software development project… Read More »

Thought on complexity….

After reviewing the new database design for a project I am working on, I invariably declared that no one can do anything straight forward and simple anymore. In a world of exceedingly complex thoughts and designs, developers inevitably strive to push the bounds in ways never thought possible. In essence, simplicity does not serve the… Read More »