PePcon Chicago – Save $50!

If you’re going to be near Earth in June, and you use Adobe InDesign, you simply must come to the Print and e-Publishing Conference (PePcon)! This is an annual design/techfest with all the Cool Kids in the InDesign universe. This conference is organized by world-renowned InDesign gurus David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción, so you know it’s […]

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hello, world

It’s pretty standard in introductory texts on programming languages to provide some example code that prints out the phrase “hello, world.” It’s like the computer program, this newly-born creation of the programmer, is greeting the rest of the universe. The genesis of this phrase dates from the classic book The C Programming Language, by Brian Kernighan. […]

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My blag

Randall Munroe, creator of the fabulous and hilarious webcomic xkcd, calls his writings a “blag” instead of a blog. I don’t know if he originated this usage (if you look up “blag” on The Google you get “Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group” as the first hit), but I like the word; kind of a cross between “blog” […]

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