There’s a flu running accross the Netherlands and yesterday it hit me. Fever, head ache, it’s not nice. However today I’ve been doing somewhat better, fever’s gone so that’s good. It has been quite a while since I was really ill, must have been many years ago. I’ve had colds, but never bad enough toContinue reading “Flu”

Do Magic Here

RUP, the Rational Unified Process, is a methodology to develop software. It describes the software development process step by step. In RUP there are four phases:* *Inception phase:* figure out what your customer wants you to do.* *Elaboration phase:* analyze the software requirements and come up with a design.* *Construction phase:* do the coding, testingContinue reading “Do Magic Here”

Double Blogging Anniversary

Exactly two years ago I made the very “first post to my blog”:http://www.zefhemel.com/archives/2003/02/10/welcome-to-my-weblog. And today I post my 1000th post. Such a coincidence. Happy blogging anniversary to me. I started out with only myself as reader, but throughout the months, and in particular in the past few, many joined my reader’s club. I tried toContinue reading “Double Blogging Anniversary”

The Emperor’s New Computer

I lot of people are talking about “this review of the Mac Mini”:http://www.divisiontwo.com/articles/MacMini2.html. The reason is obvious, as the reviewer slaughters the new Mac Mini. What’s weird is that people take this review seriously. Do you really think he means what he’s saying? Let’s go through some essential parts of the review. My curiosity piquedContinue reading “The Emperor’s New Computer”