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September 28, 2011
by dave
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Some software shout-outs

F.lux, which changes the tint of your screen to match the time of day is a great tool if for some reason you get woken up a lot at night and have to look at your screen for a couple … Continue reading

May 15, 2008
by dave
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What’s the deal with Drivers?

I love working in the software industry: it moves fast because copying the right solution is easy, so we don’t spend forever re-inventing the wheel (or at least that’s the ideal). So why in this day and age am I … Continue reading

February 19, 2008
by dave
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You tell’em Joel! (file formats are hard)

Joel Spolsky has a nice article that summarizes some of the difficulty of my job. Disclaimer: I work for Office but have nothing to do with the OOXML format and the opinions herein don’t reflect those of my employers (unless … Continue reading

July 15, 2007
by dave
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J’adore ma pays

I haven’t been following Canadian media as much the past few years, but it’s good to know that we’re still kooky for bilingualism, namely that officially “Montreal” doesn’t exist, only “Montréal” (my spell checker is helpfully underlining the second form … Continue reading