Harpers Ferry

A few years ago, I was doing something mundane when the feeling hit me. I want to go to Harpers Ferry, I thought. Can’t explain why. I went through a John Brown period about 15 years ago (doesn’t every American history buff go through a John Brown period?), when my collaborator and I were trying… Read more »

Welcome to the culture gap

I will never understand why computer geeks can’t write interfaces and instructions in plain English. Did all that talk of nerf-herding melt their brains?