BSCS 1992 Wentworth Institute of Technology
Originally from the Boston (MA) area. Lived in SoCal for a while. Now in the Phoenix (AZ) area.
OpenVMS enthusiast, ISO 8601 evangelist, photographer, opinionated SOB, acknowledged pedant and contrarian
"I would be looking for better tekkies, too. Yours are broken." -- Paul Pedant
"Using fewer technologies is better than using more." -- Rico Mariani
"Good code is its own best documentation. As you’re about to add a comment, ask yourself, ‘How can I improve the code so that this comment isn’t needed?’" -- Steve McConnell
"Every time you write a comment, you should grimace and feel the failure of your ability of expression." -- Unknown
"If you need help knowing what to think, let me know and I'll tell you." -- Jeffrey Snover [MSFT]
"Typing is no substitute for thinking." -- R.W. Hamming
"I find it appalling that you can become a programmer with less training than it takes to become a plumber." -- Bjarne Stroustrup
ZagNut’s Law: Arrogance is inversely proportional to ability.
"Well blow me sideways with a plastic marionette. I've just learned something new - and if I could award you a 100 for that post I would. Way to go you keyboard lovegod you." -- Pete O'Hanlon
"linq'ish" sounds like "inept" in German -- Andreas Gieriet
"Things would be different if I ran the zoo." -- Dr. Seuss
"Wrong is evil, and it must be defeated." –- Jeff Ello
"A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logical thinking, and on pedantic exactness." -- Nigel Shaw
“It’s always easier to do it the hard way.” -- Blackhart
“If Unix wasn’t so bad that you can’t give it away, Bill Gates would never have succeeded in selling Windows.” -- Blackhart
"Use vertical and horizontal whitespace generously. Generally, all binary operators except '.' and '->' should be separated from their operands by blanks."
"Omit needless local variables." -- Strunk... had he taught programming