I don’t expect my kids to become programmers like their dad. I wouldn’t wish it for them unless it is what they want for themselves. Still, I think there is value in getting exposure to programming for a number of reasons – thinking logically, planning, designing, applying math, understanding how things work and fostering creativity […]

The end of Microsoft Office?

Document formats are not something I usually follow but I was pleased to read that Office Open XML was rejected. Yeah! OOXML is defective by design provides some nice examples of why Microsoft’s Open XML is no good. Don’t you just love the alarmist headlines TV anchors use to suck you in to the 11:00 […]