Longer timeouts

The August CACM contains an article “Understanding email interaction increase organizational productivity” (not online) which finds that it takes about a minute to resume work after being interrupted by an email notification. Which is kind of problematic if you set your email to check for new mail every five minutes! So I’ve set my email […]

J# Skepticism

I’m skeptical about J#. via [Eric.Weblog()] I’m not. As I say in the current SD Times, the thing about J# is that it serves two very real niches: the bet-hedgers and the Java “pragmatic believers.” Bet-hedgers are those people who have decided not to jump to .NET, but who wish to keep their options open […]