Google Desktop - Search Desktop by default

I swore that Google Desktop used to provide a means for setting it to search the desktop by default, instead of the web.  Jess confirmed this for me.  He's running version 5.1.0707 and I'm running version 5.7.0712.  I guess they decided to take this feature away for some reason.  Jess... [Read More]

My approach to code, according to a co-worker

Someone that's been working for BIG for a long time has recently joined my project.  She and I have overlapped a little bit here and there, but haven't officially worked together on a project before. She just told me that she likes my approach to code, but I responded that... [Read More]

(not) Chasing the Shiny new Rock

I sent the following message to my development team today: All, Many have asked me over the years why we don’t switch to .NET 2.0.  Well, now 3.0 and 3.5 are out.  Today, a CodingHorror blog post references a quote that sums it up quite nicely: Users don't care whether... [Read More]

No wonder it didn't work

I am testing a change that I'm making for the school project.  This is a mission-critical change as it pertains to Ohio state reporting.  I executed the stored procedure that is being changed and looked at the results, and they appeared to be incorrect. I undid all of my changes... [Read More]