Triple-boot Filesystem Layout
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I’ve got a MacBook on the way that I plan to triple-boot and I’m trying to figure out how to lay out the filesystems. I plan on using Linux primarily as I’m a developer. XP has a lousy command line environment* and OS X has a lousy GUI, but I’d like to keep them around for browser testing.

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Bar Camp Chicago
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I just got home from Bar Camp Chicago and it was awesome. Two days of geeky topics.

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Sock Strategies
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Fox in Socks It’s easy for socks to go missing, and it’s annoying to have to match up socks. My girlfriend and I have developed two entirely different strategies for dealing with these eventualities.

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Flintstoning Toasters
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Flintstones Record Player I picked up the term “flintstoning” from my visit to Cambrian House. It’s the practice of substituting a little human work for functionality until there’s enough demand for the feature that it’s worth the coder time to implement. Let me give you an example.

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Leaving Hostway
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Earlier today I gave my two weeks’ notice to Hostway. I’ve worked at Hostway since April 2005 as a maintenence coder on RegistryPro and, since last month, part-time on the web frontend of an internal monitoring system. I’m not going to be posting about why. There’s no exciting scandal, it’s just a case of mismatched needs and goals.

I’ll post about my new job when I have one. Thanks to my friends and family for all their support.

Programming Is Like Sex
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because…

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