Monthly Archives: August 2007

The Ultimate Boot Disk

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Back in the days when I was using Windows 95 and 98 a DOS boot disk was my knight in shining armor. Always saving the day from my haphazard blunders and general windows screw-ups. Unfortunately these days most computers don’t come with the standard DOS boot disk, yet alone a 3.5′ floppy drive to put […]


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I came across an interesting article today on weeding out weak programmers. Simply ask them to program FizzBuzz. Using FizzBuzz to Find Developers who Grok Coding FizzBuzz is a game children play in the UK where they each sit is a circle and begin to count. The catch is that if the number is a […]

Online Economics and those who oppose it

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Firefox is endorsing a new plugin called adblock plus. This one little plugin is causing a stir amongst internet advertisers and those who would block them. From The Mozilla Foundation and its Commercial arm, the Mozilla Corporation, has allowed and endorsed Ad Block Plus, a plug-in that blocks advertisement on web sites and also […]