Joe Ganley
Writing code since 1979
I have been a professional software engineer for over 10 years. I have written many kinds of software, but my particular strengths are interactive graphics applications, compilers and interpreters, and algorithms.

I also enjoy writing, woodworking, and home improvement. Also this.


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Wednesday, October 27, 2004

More reading

I finally read
The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time, and while it was quite good, it wasn't as good as I'd been led to expect. Particularly, I enjoyed the first half much more than the second. Also, forgive me for being so ethnocentric, but I find reading British English quite irksome: Every time I read dustbin or biscuit or boot it just stops me dead in my tracks. Still, I'd recommend it, if only because the narrative perspective is really fresh.

I also read Real Simple: The Organized Home, and was a little disappointed. I love the magazine, but the book seemed much higher-level, and most of the good hacks were ones I'd already seen in the mag.

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My wife just finished "Curious Incident", and enjoyed it well enough, as she is interested in these types of things. As in, I'm sick of saying "Mel, I do *not* have Asperger's!"
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