Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Shall Will Should Must May


You see these terms in software requirements documents all the time. There is even an RFC that defines them. Unfortunately, RFC 9119 is poor practical advice.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Pink and Green Dots

Look at the following picture.  Stare at the black '+' in the center and you will see a moving green dot but try to follow the green dot with your eyes and it will disappear.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

No, that's not me

A different fellow named "William Frantz" was sentenced for negligent homicide following a DUI accident. We both happen to be from Michigan but the defendant is a 19 year old Michigan Tech student who just happens to share my name. I sympathize for the kid but the moral is clear. Drunk driving can be deadly.