Thoughts on Google Inbox

Thoughts on Google Inbox

This is an insanely awesome way to work with your e-mail! Google have essentially turned your e-mail inbox into a massive todo list, which as it turns out, is actually a nice way to treat it.

The impact of being behind schedule

In managing a group of software engineers, this is something that has happened frequently in my team and has been bothering me for a while. It’s a lot easier for me to notice, as in my case, I actively write software with my team.

The day the routers died...

On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and JP Richardson (aka The Big Bopper) died in a plane crash. Don McLean immortalized that day as “The Day The Music Died” in his 1971 hit, “American Pie”.

It’s somewhat ironic that on February 3, 2010 the last five /8s from the IANA IPv4 pool have been distributed to the RIRs.

Getting Git man pages on OS X

For some reason the OS X install of Git doesn’t include the manpages. Here is how I installed them.

Keyboard shortcuts in Google Wave

I was messing around a little with figuring out some of the keyboard shortcuts in Wave. Here is what I have so far:

New addition to the family

So after much anticipation, many tireless weeks of spec checking and a whole bunch of money I was really glad to be on the receiving end of a brand spanking new 17” MacBook Pro!

Although it has been less than 72 hours this is (so far) truly the most amazing piece of computer equipment I have ever owned, honestly worth every single cent! The initial setup was completely flawless and only took a few minutes. The graphics, resolution and performance are exceptional, in fact I haven’t even had to switch over from the standard “on-board” video card to the higher end controller yet, despite putting the GPU through a thorough beating, testing out the Quake 4 demo :P