Here’s a brilliantly constructed survey I was sent from FamilyVoice Australia. Apparently you get 10 points for answering “Yes definitely”, 2 points for answering “definitely not”, 1 point for “no comment” and no points for not answering. From the very first question I could tell that this was not going to be a highscore entry for me.
As some of you already know by now, I have nominated myself for the 2010 Australian Federal Election as a candidate for the Commonwealth Electoral Division of Sydney, endorsed by the Secular Party of Australia. It is both an honour and a privilege simply to be able to stand for such office. It is truly a remarkable thing to participate in a society that conducts its affairs in this manner.
I’ve been writing a lot of UI code lately, and one of the bread-and-butter operations in UI code is toggling boolean state, usually in response to a button press. Now, what does toggling code look like?
I present to you a youthful and somewhat insensitive re-telling of a classic fairy tale.
Please note—The following story is not meant to imply that the residents of Chernobyl were:
- tax evaders; or
- incompetent home builders; or
- mean spirited; or
- comparable to swine; or
- given to formulaic naming of their children.
Any resemblance to any person, living or dead, is purely (and tragically) coincidental.