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Scott Williams

Written by Scott Williams who lives and works in sunny Phoenix, AZ. Twitter is also a place.

Minty Fresh

18 March, 2010

Since I have been working in Dallas for the last few months, I have been eating at quite a few restaurants. Thus, I have become very…


11 February, 2010

This was waiting for me this morning. Fortunately, the office is just across the street.

How to Be a Helpful Tester

02 February, 2010

Disclaimer: I have not worked as a full time software tester, so this point of view is from a developer who would love to see the following…

Video Chat On a Mobile Device

27 January, 2010

Alright, I’m going to try to avoid slipping into Rant Mode here. Apple just announced their newest super gizmo, the iPad . Like the iPhone…

Ahhh, a red snapper. Very tasty.

14 January, 2010

There’s a very nice sushi place here in Dallas called Sushi Sake . We went there last night, and I ordered the Aji sashimi (it’s actually a…

Cruise Anecdotes

13 January, 2010

I figure I should probably talk a little bit about the cruise we recently went on, since it was our first real vacation in a while, and will…

Empty Space

30 December, 2009

An old saying from Lao Zi: Thirty spokes unite at the single hub; It is the empty space which makes the wheel useful. Mold clay to form a…

Getting Dressed

22 December, 2009

One of the bigger differences between living out of a hotel and living at home is that when I am home, I can just stumble out of bed, throw…

Considering a Hero

14 December, 2009

My contract with T-Mobile is up in a couple of months, and I’ve been looking at the HTC Hero (on Sprint) as a replacement. I saw this review…

Itinerary 12/13 - 12/18

13 December, 2009

Mmmm, Dreary

07 December, 2009

Ok, I threw some filters on the picture to make it looked like a bombed out World War II picture, but yeah, it’s kind of like that.

An SAT Comparison for My Breakfast

07 December, 2009

Bread : Communion Wafer :: Bacon : Today’s bacon at the continental breakfast. (Yes, if you follow my twitter feed, this is the second…

Itenerary of the Week (12/6 - 12/11)

06 December, 2009

So, Dallas

03 December, 2009

Our first full day here and it snowed in the morning. These were shot out my hotel window on the iPhone so excuse the lack of quality. I had…

The Pontiac Silverdome was Sold for < $600k

17 November, 2009

Via  http://nymag.com/daily/sports/2009/11/it is possible the price of do.html < “An ‘unnamed Canadian company’ has bought the Pontiac…

Time for Your Easy Joke About Courtney Love

06 November, 2009

Via Kotaku Activision has ticked off  Courtney Love  and  No Doubt  by letting unlockable avatars sing songs from other genres.” Ms. Love…

Magic Numbers

04 November, 2009

In programming, it is generally a good idea to avoid “magic numbers” meaning a number that could change with requirements: That 3 could…

On Dreamweaver (and other 'magic' HTML editors)

03 November, 2009

Quoth the Rands : My tools only do what I’ve told them to do. Back when> Dreamweaver  first landed, I wanted to love it. I was so tired of…

If I were a competitor to AT&T (and the iPhone)

31 October, 2009

I’d cull almost my entire line of phones and have: A couple of freebie or dirt cheap phones (one candybar, one slider, etc) Invest heavily…

Worship at High School Ministry

19 October, 2009

Brad leading the High School group from October 14. ISO 800-1600 really shines if you nail the exposure.