October 2008

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The upshot of all this, getting WiFi to cover my entire apartment has been a constant battle, one that I've had to solve with no less than five different wireless devices creating three different networks, two in the 2.4GHz band and one up in the heady 5GHz spectrum.
A Softer World, on planning for a zombie attack.
Left to my own devices, I will consume more calories than my body requires, and thus over the course of time gain weight. Whether this is caused by habit or is wired into my physiology is a moot point: the evidence shows that in the absence of other forces, that's what I will do. My solution, the only one that has ever worked for me, is to create a second force that works to tip the balance the other way.
The customer gets the joy of having a package delivered (and an excuse to get up from their desk and chat with the receptionist) without the expense or hassle of actually buying anything.
Then he goes out to the Wet Wild Woods or up the Wet Wild Trees or on the Wet Wild Roofs, waving his wild tail and walking by his wild lone.
While writing it, I pretty much convinced myself that this code was so simple there was really no point writing unit tests, but as I got close to checking the code in I realised that the first thing my code-reviewer would ask was “where’s the test?”
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