Monthly Archives: November 2014

Updates and Upgrades

#155288014 / gettyimages.com I have currently got computer issues so this week’s posting has not been written.­čś▒ I’m writing this as a placeholder until I can catch up. The subject will be, as above, “upgrades”. One of the joys of … Continue reading

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Fractals

Now and then I fire up one of those programs that displays a fractal on the screen. These programs use mathematical programs to display patterns on the screen. Basically the program picks the┬ácoordinates of a pixel on the screen and … Continue reading

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A Programmer’s Lot is Not a Happy One?

#103918187 / gettyimages.com Well, I don’t know really. Most programmers that I know seem about as happy as the rest of the population, but I was thinking about programming and that variation on “A Policeman’s Lot” from the Pirates of … Continue reading

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Legalistic Stuff

Suppose two men are marooned on a remote island somewhere. At first each is unaware that the other is there, but eventually they meet. Suppose that for some reason they don’t want to join up, but they do want to … Continue reading

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