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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Monday, June 21, 2004

Clocks are big, machines are heavy

In today's
Bleat, Lileks talks about how glad he is that clocks are now, by and large, silent. I could not disagree more. I like ticking. I like those old clocks with the flippy numbers so much that a few years ago I bought one on eBay. As I sit here right now, I'm accompanied by a big, fancy cuckoo clock my wife gave me for our anniversary some years ago, which ticks quite loudly. I find the sound indescribably soothing, and when I work elsewhere in my house than the office, I miss it.

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