Thoughts on the web, the world, and work

12 Jun 2014

Recently I had to investigate a strange bug that only happened on our pre-production environment. Code that was fine all through our other development and test environments was causing a white screen of death on the home page. Not good.

28 May 2014

I spend a lot of time working. Too much time. I go home and I'm exhausted, and still I'm thinking about work. I don't get round to making plans to have a social life, because I work so much. And I'm not the only one.

28 May 2014

While most of the attention during Seb Lee-Delisle's session at smashing conference was focused on the lasers, something else he showed reminded me that I've been meaning to explore canvas animation for ages.

10 Apr 2014

Sometimes I think there's too much democracy in the workplace, and that what we need is benevolent dictatorship. There's too much taking account of how everyone feels about an issue, too much talking around the issues, too little action. In short, too many meetings.

10 Apr 2014

As I've said before, geeks like control, but sometimes it's good to cede control.

On my iPod I have a smart playlist of things I haven't listened to yet, which is mostly full of podcasts.

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