This is a pet peeve. Restaurants have smoking and nonsmoking sections — indoors. If you want to eat outdoors you have only one choice. Invariably as you are enjoying the sunshine, fresh air, and a nice meal, the inconsiderate clod at the table next to you lights up and starts polluting your air space. It… Continue reading Outdoors Needs A Non-Smoking Section
… then so should presidents. Brian Williams’ recent interview with the president was more fodder for the “Is the president an idiot?” camp. Bush stated he had recently read Camus, and “3 Shakespeares.” He then stated he was an “ecelectic” reader. This word sounded like a cross between eclectic and epileptic, and possibly reflects a… Continue reading If Immigrants Need To Learn English…
I just finished watching 2001 in high definition. I had forgotten how visually beautiful the film is, having seen it over the years in its VHS version, but seeing it in 1080i resolution on a wide screen LCD TV brings me back to my first viewing of the film, on a lovely summer day in… Continue reading On 2001: A Space Odyssey
Ten years ago, when EP Office (known as EP Database back then) first emerged from the primordial binary soup to crawl across the computer screens at the University of Colorado, the only platform I considered using was Microsoft. The database used was Microsoft Access 2.0. Over the years various features were added to the program,… Continue reading Getting off the Microsoft carousel
This is the brand-new EP Studios weblog.Â Some actual content is coming soon.Â Please feel free to comment on any issues relating to EP, software, computers, politics or anything else.Â EP Studios is a pretty laid-back company, in addition to being a pretty small company, so the opinions expressed here actually do reflect the opinions… Continue reading Hello world!