Monthly Archives: August 2005


Randomness of a different sort

In thinking about software and quality as I was walking home just now, I thought of the phrase “solid oak software”. I figured I’d see if that was a somewhat original phrase, but a Google search turns up a little hornet’s nest of stuff related to a company by that name. Having little interest in the web filtering market, I probably wouldn’t have noticed this company otherwise. But now I’m pissed that my funny little phrase is all used up…


The joy of randomness

If you’d told me that browsing daily would be a useful addition to my browsing habits, I’d probably have argued that it’d all be random fluff. But darnit if I don’t find several useful or fun links every day in just a quick scan. Huh.