I'm a regular user of Flipboard, the app that tells me what's happening in the world that isn't Twitter. I have a carefully curated list of interests. One of the things I do with my lovely spouse is share links using Flipboard. In the user interface on my iPhone (I don't use it elsewhere), there … Continue reading Flipboard and the case of usability that doesn’t care about you
In 1993, I was in Grade 11 and a member of the Parktown Boys' High School Public Speaking team. Our four members were as unlikely to be public speakers as you could find. Two were exceptional athletes in their respective disciplines, and stereotypically assumed to be intellectually dim (they weren't), one was a class clown. … Continue reading My funniest line
My own memories of the last fifteen years on the Internet.
Since I originally read that Terry Pratchett is a Humanist (albeit a "bad one"), I liked the sound of the description, and I've adopted it where appropriate. I'm more of an irreligious person nowadays, but I'll get to that. In Pratchett's own words, "I think if there is any intelligence behind the Universe, it is … Continue reading So here it is
Yup, that's today. Tomorrow is Cleavage Day, but I figure today is more important.
As someeon with Asperger's Syndrome and aware of my shortcomings, one thing I've noticed again and again is my inability to see things from a perspective other than my own. They call it "theory of mind" in the degree I'm studying.