Tuesday, June 24, 2008

On Silverlight

You'd think this should be obvious enough for everyone, but just in case there's any remaining doubt:

It's a trap!!!

Seriously. Microsoft. Proprietary technology. Cool gimmicks for developers. "We're totally supporting Mac and Linux this time." Yeah, and Lucy's totally not going to pull the ball this time. Good grief.

Dude, sequels are only fun if they're not clones of the original. This one won't even be worth a netflixing.

Monday, June 23, 2008

More on the missing Entwives

Giles chimes in on the paucity of women in CS and, as usual, has something useful to say.