Code names.. something stinks

I blogged last year on ZENworks project code names. We recently almost announced a project codenamed “Brown Trout”. Innocent sounding to the US reader; I’ll let the rest of the English speaking world share what the context is. Hint: It’s brown, streamlined and lives in water. But it’s not a fish.

Linux will not displace Windows – proof

Haha. This was forwarded to me and made me smile. Why Linux will not displace Windows Here’s the incredible response: You are kidding arent you ?   Are you saying that this linux can run on a computer without windows underneath it, at all ? As in, without a boot disk, without any drivers, and […]

Man-eating badgers?

UK military spokesman Major Mike Shearer said: “We can categorically state that we have not released man-eating badgers into the area. How strange.

Mini Metro abuse – it’s all for charidy

My friend Laurence Pitt (and one of his friends) are driving this delightful Mini Metro from London to Prague. Via the Alps. It’s all for “Charidy Mate” – so go give a few pounds –

Nice architectural touches

Around and about England in the last few weeks: Recycling bins in Stoke Newington Decoration on a fence, Stoke Newington Seen on a wall on Park St in Bristol

Tut Tut Laurence!

Laurence purchased a nearly authentic (ahem) Tumi bag in China. Same market that we got the delightful Tag Heuer watches. We were walking through Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris – and noticed this huge poster.


Never ignore the cones in the construction zone. Seen on State Street at about 10000 South in Sandy. Guess someone has some explaining to do. That thing wasn’t coming out of the 3 foot deep pipe trench.

Logging defects

I’m a-logging bugs against code. Reminds me of the Dilbert cartoon: Usual disclaimers – (c) Scott Adams and all that


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Mmm – delicious

All of the food so far in Beijing has been excellent. Last night I headed out with Laurence and we ran into the Dong Hua Men Night Market – which is renowned in Beijing. There is a wide range of regional delicacies on sale – including lamb kebabs, pork and beef skewers and fruit. Then […]