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Last Day at Novell

Today is my last day at Novell which I arrived at by way of Helixcode and then Ximian in 2003.   Both these companies enabled me to work in and around open source first as a hacker and then later as … Continue reading

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Litterbox: A UX Parable

Several years ago in a our previous house my wife and I noticed a marked decrease in the amount of laundry being done.  We weren’t any busier nor had anything changed radically in our lives since the drop off. Our … Continue reading

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Overheard at the GNOME Summit

Mother: All the gnomes are gone Mother (seeing me): Oh, there’s one, we wondered what a gnome would look like Kids look at me. Me: Hello Kids eyes open *very* wide.

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For the old Boston 2000-2001 crowd: I resurrected DC in Toronto this year. Sophisticated, elegant.

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