Yesterday I decided to do some work with our issue tracker — I won’t name what issue tracking software we use, I don’t want to hurt anybody’s feelings. Our issues are divided into projects, projects are further sub-divided into components. What I tried yesterday is just one thing: create a few issues. You’d say that’s a prettyContinue reading “Getting it wrong”
My former colleague Sergi Mansilla, now working on FirefoxOS, wrote a nice article about the promise of FirefoxOS: But Firefox OS will not be directly battling against other mobile platforms. Its main objective is to change the way the world develops mobile apps, and even in the unlikely event that Firefox OS itself disappears inContinue reading “FirefoxOS: Beyond Idealism”
Today, it’s a decade ago that I wrote my very first blog post. That first post is a memorable one, one I often re-read for inspiration: I just installed my weblog, here I will post all kinds of stuff, you’ll see what’ll come. There’s a few things I like about this first post: It’s justContinue reading “A Decade of Blogging”
This weekend I re-themed this site in preparation of its one decade anniversary (in less than a week). It now has a responsive design, so it should also look better on your mobile devices. It’s not exactly where I want it to be yet, but it’s getting there.
I seem to have an irrational compulsion to blend in, to appear to be a native wherever I go. I seem to have this most strongly in foreign cities and countries. I had it when I lived in Schiedam (in the west of The Netherlands, a foreign place, since I’m really from the north), IContinue reading “Compulsive Blending”