July 2008

published: Fri, 11-Jul-2008   |   updated: Fri, 5-Aug-2016
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Here are the articles that were published in July 2008.

Code from the internet

I've done it, you've done it, if anyone programs for a living I'll bet they've done it. What, exactly? Got some code off the internet to solve a particular problem and used it in your current program. Read more...

Volvo P1800S brochure - March 1963

I may have mentioned it before, but my most favorite car ever was the Volvo 1800S, and I used to own one in England before I came to the States. Since I don't have one now, although I'm quietly looking, I do the next best thing: I collect the old car dealer brochures for it. Not only for pictures of the car, but for the most fabulous 60s fashion and hair dos. Absolutely amazing, very trendy. Read more...

Drunks On A Plane

Last time I visited our Glendale office I caught what has become my usual flight back to Denver: the 7pm Southwest flight from Burbank, which stops off in Las Vegas for a quick half hour en route. Unfortunately the only direct flight between Burbank and Denver is run by SkyWest on behalf of United and it's just more expensive as well as being on one of those regional jets. LAX, as a destination airport, is just too far away from the office, both in terms of distance and traffic. Read more...