Word sucks… again

Writing a book in Word simply sucks!  But no way around if the publisher provides the Template in Word.

I was reminded again that it really sucks when Word refused to display spelling errors with the message "There are too many spelling or grammatical errors".

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Bloat!

Interesting commentary over at InfoQ in regard to keeping the line-of-code count low.  It’s based on a  Steve Yegge post

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Eindhoven

Yesterday we made a daytrip to Eindhoven in the Netherlands.  It’s a cute little city, just 1.5 hours away from

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Help in Burma / Myanmar

I’ve been following the news in Myanmar for several years. I conciously noticed Myanmar as one of the most miserable places on this planet the first time around 2000 in San Francisco, when some friends and I went to a Burmese Restaurant. We were part of a supper club, picking the cuisine by following the alphabet and matching it with a country starting with that letter. We picked Burma for B, just to learn that officially it was Myanmar.

It feels like there is nothing we can do to help, but there is! Read on to learn what you can do to help the Burmese people!

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Reincarnation regulated

In the long tale of Chinese-Tibetan relations, the Chinese authorities decided to regulate reincarnation.  While this sounds bizarre at first

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