news years day reading
I’ve been doing some reading today. I finally picked up Paul Graham‘s Hackers and Painters and have been reading it. It’s interesting. Some of it is duplicated on the web site but a bunch is not and it’s nice to have it in nice bound form.
How to fix mom’s computer
is (update 7/16/2011) was a pretty comprehensive list of wise things to do (or at least
think about) for a Windows box. It’s aimed at Win98 but a lot of it
applies to XP, too.