# Showerthoughts

Things that come to mind and looked insightful — but probably aren’t…
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Whenever I see MS Office and Open Office fanboys argue which is the better product, I always picture a scene in a hardware store where two guys argue which hammer to buy in order to drive screws into the wall.

When you want to print your writing, use LaTeX, just saying.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

PSA for those, thinking that privacy shouldn’t matter all that much during the COVID-19 crisis:

On average, every infected person passes the virus on to 2 to 3 others. For your “victims” that spells 14 days home alone without sex. Plenty of downtime to ponder who’s responsible.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

HTTP 402 Payment required. I wonder — if that one had been properly implemented from the beginning, would the web have become a better or a worse place?

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Isn’t it strange? Even on Android, we still use the floppy disk icon to convey “save”. No device ever had a disk drive and by now, most users probably never handled a floppy to begin with.

Monday, September 9, 2019

Something went utterly wrong with the app ecosystem. Sure, if you can’t trust code, you sandbox it, but Android and IOS Sandbox everything. Why has it become the norm for Joe Average to deal with untrusted code?!