Shaw Consultation about UBB

Oh the drama of the "usage based billing" debate! Or is it really a debate when one side is a few huge companies with a virtual monopoly on »

Brevity, my elusive friend...

I have fallen prey to one of the many clich├ęs of blogging, developer friends. In the beginning, there seem to be far too many spectacular ideas and so little time, »

Eclectic Ruby, MIDI, and Dr. Von Funk

One of the things I like about the Ruby community is that it seems to attract and even encourage eclecticism. I suppose it was only a matter of time, then, »

iPad: First Impressions

Despite not being completely blown away with it (the "it's indistinguishable from magic" propaganda from Apple was a bit much, even though I think the company is probably »

On copyright

I saw this on BoingBoing earlier this week and thought it was especially appropriate as my own country moves towards adopting a stricter set of copyright laws. In summary, the »

Ruby meta-hell

So, there's a certain type of test that's been failing in the M7 code, and I've been working on it all day long. It has to do with the Erector »