Monthly Archives: December 2005
Cooking a turkey is a lot like making love to a beautiful woman. You start with its tender skin, softly caress the legs… Sorry, I’ll stop with the crude jokes. On a digression from my usual tech articles, here’s one on how to make a great last minute turkey meal for Christmas!
I’ve recently been touting myself as a web designer and developer that advocates web standards, usability and accessability, however my own site is designed by someone else, based on a system developed by someone else, and isn’t strictly standards compliant! It’s about time I recitified this, so by the end of January 2006, you’ll see a completely new face on Ejecutive.
Everyday I seem to hear people saying that companies, governments and schools should switch to Linux because its free. I don’t know how they understand the open source software philosophy, but to them it’s not free. I agree that for a personal user, you can equip a desktop computer with entirely open source software and not cost you a penny, but for large institutions such as those mentioned, that’s just not the case.
I’ve got a job! And not just any job, but a job with Merrill Lynch! I went for an interview this morning, and very unexpectedly, I received a call on the train back home with an offer!
Everyone knows about HTML, it’s possibly the most popular language on the internet. Its utterly ubiquitous in its domination of web based documents, for some very good reasons too. However, if you haven’t heard already, I’m afraid to inform you that it’s dead. And you know what? I’m glad it is! HTML was flawed from its beginnings in CERN where it was still just a twinkle in Tim Berners-Lee’s eyes.