Alexanders the estate agents currently have a banner on their web site which proudly proclaims their use of “State Of The Art Technology & Integrated Computer Systems”. The effect of this boast is somewhat lessened by the fact that their site claims that today’s date is “November 18 108”. They also have a “rental property… Continue reading Technology Failure
Yesterday I wrote my first Ajax program (it’s for a client and on their intranet, so I can’t link to it). So that’s another buzzword to put on the CV. I couldn’t have done it without Ajax Hacks (which I read on Safari).
Perl has a concept called “DWIM” (do what I mean). Greg McCarroll has prototyped a idea that he calls “SWIM” (search what I mean) where he monitors the speed that you type words in a Google search box and automatically quotes words that seem to have been typed together. There’s a fuller explanation in his… Continue reading SWIM