I Want A BVT Blocking Bug For The Holidays

[To John Rox’s “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas”, which has long been my favorite holiday song, and not only because it is accompanied by solo bassoon!] I want a BVT blocking bug for the holidays*A BVT blocking bug I’m asking forDon’t want no UI bug, no meas-l-y P4I want a bug that crashes my…

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Klutzes, Savants, And Mediums (Oh My)

Recently I overheard a developer describing how his wife constantly interrupts him when he is thinking (i.e., seemingly doing nothing) rather than waiting until he was at a place where he could process what she had to say. It seems he has taken to kicking off a full build when he needs to think, as…

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Contracted Conversations

A colleague: “I don’t understand it. I lived with my wife for eight years before we were married and she never cared what time I got home from work. Ever since I put on this wedding ring, though, she expects me there at six o’clock on the dot!” Me: “Didn’t you read the EULA on…

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