Ad Hominem

I’ve come to the conclusion that anyone who fancies themselves a writer should be required to take a basic course in logic. If you’ve ever taken Philosophy 101, you probably learned that there are logical fallacies — that is — arguments that fail to pass to the requirements of logic. While mindlessly googling for “Christian […]

Open Source Usability

John Gruber has written an excellent essay on the state of usability in open source software. The essay is a response to Eric S Raymond’s recent essay on being unable to use the Linux CUPS interface to connect to a printer. Gruber does a fine job dissecting Raymond’s arguments (distilled version: developers have to dumb […]