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, http://www.thepiratebay.org/, 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 »