Monthly Archives: May 2012

Design for Testability

Many years ago, I wrote a program that converted Gregorian date to Chinese and vice versa. I researched the topic, found the formula, designed the user interface, and finished the code in several days. I ran it, tried several dates … Continue reading

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eReader saga continues..

Kid passed a book to me, Sign of the Cross by Chris Kuzneski, and said that it is interesting. The general understanding between us is that I will read whatever book she thought interesting to me. A year ago, I … Continue reading

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Michael Crichton’s Micro

Michael Crichton strikes again. Again. Crichton’s signature research (does he have a team doing his next book?) was impeccable and his craft superb. This book submerged you into the adventure: the horror, the bizarre, the cuties, and the heart-breaking. It … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

Last time I came to Las Vegas, Siegfried and Roy were breeding white tigers, Mirage just opened, and the Jubilee show was the hottest show. There was no Venetian, Wynn, MGM Grand, or Mandalay Bay. Just the newly opened Luxor … Continue reading

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So you will live to 120

I have reached the age that the most frequent topics of conversation are chronicle diseases and retirement planning. (This is actually an improvement from mid-life crisis and marital disasters.) In one of those gathering, we realized that many of our … Continue reading

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