essays at dsandler.org:
I invoke the unholy gods of ASCII art, in the name of education about character sets.
Man, we finally got around to finishing Wind Waker.
We had lived in Houston for almost two months without a drop of rain. That changed today.
"Now it gets interesting. You start to swap out the monkeys, slowly, one by one. New monkeys will observe the situation and decide to climb the ladder; it is likely that the other monkeys, who know what will happen, will beat him to death rather than endure the punishment."
freston on corporate-culture
Why my hatred for MSIE makes it harder to love PNG.
I admit it I screwed up the dinner reservations. But Erin saved Valentine's Day.
"I told him I recognized him from the picture on his books, to which he replied with a smile, 'That was a mistake.' :-)"
a coworker's run-in with bjarne
Why bother having lived in Boston for a year if not for the scraper in the trunk?
"Welcome to Houston. To the uninitiated, a tangle of highways and office buildings; to the city snob, an inscrutable morass of industry and the poster child for urban sprawl."
"I just have to gush about Apple's new power adapter design, especially since I've already been burned (literally) by the Yo-Yo adapter. "
Sunday night in front of the TV.
"The situation looked dire. I went back to my desk and did the only reasonable thing: gripe."
"I won't again see the couch where my wife watched me eat the food she'd brought at midnight, wondering when I would realize that I was slowly burning out."
"But this particular message... well, let me just say that it's one of the best I have Ever Seem."