Archive for September, 2007

A quick laugh


This post on slashdot just cracked me up. The quote is from a discussion about a multiplication bug in Microsoft Office 2007. A:Perhaps this is how multiplication is done in OOXML. They do leap years in dates wrong, too. B: Oh my, it is clearly spelled on page 890 of the draft:to retain backward compatibility […]

Waiting at airports is a paine. We are trying to get on the next flight to San Francisco. Los Angeles was actually not that great. Traffic was hell. I’m going to post something more elaborate later.

Ok, we’re back in a Starbucks. Internet acces is actually not free but since I’m a Swisscom customer I can log in with my existing mobile number. Anyway, we’re in Huntington Beach (Surf City) and, well, it’s not that great. After three days in the United States we both kinda feel sick of it. There […]

Here I am in California with my friend (and driver) Muriel. We took a flight two days ago from Zürich to New York where we had connection to San Diego. All went fine so far, except that Muriels luggage got lost by American Airlines in New York. It is generally bad for a girl to lose […]

This is what a toaster has to look like. Seeing through the toasters wall gives you absolute control over the crispyness of your toast and therefore making you a toast-master.  Maybe not … because this bread-grilling beauty is just a concept design. The heat is supposed to be delivered by “heat glass walls”. And why not, […]