At work, I’m experimenting with a code profiling tool called DevPartner Performance Analysis Community Edition from Compuware.
The user manual — a 410 page PDF file, yuck — contains this nugget of wisdom on page 228:
When you have finished reviewing performace data you can save the session file.
1. Close the session file window in [...]
I finally upgraded my work box to Firefox 2 today. I have to say that the Session Restore feature is pretty cool: all seven of my open tabs were reloaded (including my gmail session) without a hitch.
Of course, it would have been cooler if Firefox hadn’t crashed…
I recently had the realization that I write a lot. Of course, given the recent lack of substantive posting on this blog, one might guess that I haven’t been writing at my computer.
Actually, I’ve spent the last few years at work filling engineering notebooks (and occasionally writing code, too). I’ve kept notes on every bug [...]
I witnessed the following telephone exchange recently:
Coworker: “Why are being so emotional?”
Coworker’s wife: “Because I’m pregnant!”
Coworker: “Well, what’s your excuse the rest of the time?”
I just stumbled upon this “customer spotlight” marketing brochure from TGS which I was involved with a couple of years back:
“HardCopy is a far superior solution for this type of output than the ‘traditional’ method of printing in standard Open Inventor—namely, using a SoOffscreenRenderer to render a bitmap to a file,” says [eengstro] of [eengstro's [...]
I just observed the following telephone conversation between one of my coworkers and his wife:
Coworker: “Hello honey.”
Wife: “Hi. Did you know that Phil Jackson is coming back to the Lakers?”
Coworker: “Yes, I had already heard that.”
Wife: “Oh… you already knew?”
Wife: “Oh… ummm… well, that’s all I had to say. Bye.”
Phone conversation ends.
Coworker to [...]