Monthly Archives December 2005

The Evils of Flash Forms

When Flash forms were first released by on CFMX7 everyone hooed and haaed it as the best thing that ever happened to UI development since Berners-Lee invented HTML. Like others, I quickly ported some applications to Flash forms and I was grinning from ear to ear like a hobbit but it didn’t take long before […]

What manner of Government…

I don’t know if we have been cursed with the fire brigade spirit. I don’t know why it takes disasters to make our government to move. And even when they move, it is so so clumsy.The recent spate of air crashes has been so devastating to the psyche of some regular air men like me. […]

Too Old to Squat

There was a man who really took care of his body. One day he took a look in the mirror and noticed that he was tan all over except for his penis. So he decided to do something about it.He went to the beach and got completely undressed and buried himself in the sand, except […]

Why?

Why do we press harder on a remote control when we know the batteries are getting weak?  Why do banks charge a fee on "insufficient funds" when they know  there is not enough? Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet? Why […]

Times have changed

25 years ago…… A program was … a television show An application was .. for employment Windows were….. something u hated to clean A cusor … used profanity A keyboard was …a piano Memory was….. something u lost with age A CD was… a bank account If u unzipped in public u went to jail […]

A Visit to Mental Asylum

During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked the Director, “What is the critera that defines a patient to be institutionalized?” “Well…” said the Director, “we fill up a bathtub, and offer a teaspoon, a teacup, and a bucket to the patient and ask them to  empty the bathtub.” Would you use the spoon? Would you […]