GUI vs. console

Is the Console next Desktop?: For professions that require loads of data-entry, such as bookkeepping, income tax, retail… console-based applications still provide more user performance than any visual design. This is the second para in the first comment posted. I can’t agree more. Time and time again I am seeing that good GUI metaphors are … Read more

Macbook — continuation

I have now had a little more time to play with the “little white box,” here’s a few amendments/additions/clarifications to my earlier review. Glare/display There is a glare. In some case it might, indeed, be strong. Yet you can relatively easily get rid or reduce it — you should generally not be sitting with strong … Read more

Why Your Boss Is Overpaid –

Why Your Boss Is Overpaid – Workers are frequently ranked relative to each other and promoted not for being good at their jobs but for being better than their rivals. It is a natural response to the difficulty of true performance pay. Now, this is one interesting statement, and so very true. This also … Read more


Today marks the day when I yielded to a temptation thoroughly. I saw, I liked and I bought — a new bright and shiny Apple MacBook. A nice little white marvel that fits so comfortably on ones laps or an airplane table… By way of rationalization I bought it for my wife — she claims … Read more

Creationism is not Cristianity

Creationism dismissed as ‘a kind of paganism’ by Vatican’s astronomer: Religion needs science to keep it away from superstition and keep it close to reality, to protect it from creationism, which at the end of the day is a kind of paganism – it’s turning God into a nature god. And science needs religion in … Read more