Saturday, 30 March 2019

Doing the Same Thing Over and Over Again

From BBC News:
Theresa May and her cabinet are looking for ways to bring her EU withdrawal agreement back to the Commons for a fourth attempt at winning MPs' backing.

From Quote Investigator:
Insanity is repeating the same mistakes and expecting different results.

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

view from a hotel window

I arrived in Bristol last night, ready for a meeting today.  But first, a trip down the infinite corridor to breakfast:

it's all a matter of perspective

The view out of my window is slightly more natural, featuring a young plane tree with its distinctive fruits looking like Christmas tree decorations:

Saturday, 9 March 2019

JavaScript post-Brexit

An oldie, but goodie.  You have to laugh, else you'd cry.

Along with NaN and Infinity, UKMAScript will support a new primitive numeric value called MoneyForTheNhs, whose value is defined to be exactly 3.5x108 until it’s used as an argument to any function, at which point its value will be silently changed to zero after the function has returned.

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Thursday, 7 March 2019

view from a hotel window

Swindon is its ever-glamorous self:

Sunday, 3 March 2019

little fruit, big fruit

Supermarket grapes come in a surprising range of sizes.