Monday, November 05, 2007

"Fucking around is in fact detrimental to the work process"

Study Finds Working At Work Improves Productivity

The Onion

Study Finds Working At Work Improves Productivity

WASHINGTON, DC—The groundbreaking research found that by simply sitting down and doing work, employees can dramatically increase their output of goods and services.

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Why are we paid so well?

Through ongoing I have found that Software is hard. I really like the following quote:
"Talking about a software development schedule more than a year out is like talking about where we go after we die."

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

del.icio.us or simpy.com

Seems like del.icio.us has won over simpy.com (looked unstable from here) as you can see here del.icio.us/dstrupl or by looking at the right side of this blog page ;-)

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

JavaFX Script

Finally some open source alternative to Flash? Let's wait how good the implementation will be, the language and API looks good from a first glance. The font rendering still lags a bit behind my expectations in the published demos.

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Image Inpainting

Check the Image Inpainting section of the linked article. Looks pretty cool - hope to get it in Gimp soon.

Thursday, March 01, 2007

Programmer Personality Test

I have tried. Interesting. Might deserve more questions to get more valuable output.



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Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Walking robots?

It took Trevor Blackwell 6 years to build the robot. I wonder how realistic the 2050 goal is.

Thursday, February 08, 2007

last.fm

My friends recommended this site. I am giving it a try. IMHO a good idea to offer you similar artists to those that you like. Will report back how good it is.

Monday, February 05, 2007

They have taken my toothpaste!

The idiots on the airport have taken my toothpaste from my hand luggage because it was 125ml - it was not full so it contained less than the allowed 100ml. Whoever made the rules was complete idiot. I apologize for the language but I could not help myself.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

I am back

Hello everybody - I will try to post more often, I promise. This is rather a testing entry. Let's see what comes next.