Unit test for JS: JSUnit

JSUnit : > JsUnit is a Unit Testing framework for client-side (in-browser) JavaScript. It is essentially a port of JUnit to JavaScript. I talked about another, simpler testing framework, ECMAUnit the other day, but I noted that the above is the one Olav is using. Seems more featureful, and you can run some sort of […]

Theory of translations

I have begun reading Introducing Translation Studies, by Jeremy Munday, as I am trying my hand at commercial translation. _Dolmetscher_ is the slightly derogatory term for commercial translators. It was coined by 19th century theologian Schleiermacher, who still is a defining influence on translation theories. (Most things that folks in T Studies are doing nowadays […]

CIA chief gadget geek?

Since 24 sep this year we have a new CIA chief: Porter J. Goss. The mini-bio tells us he has “clocked some field time”: Mr. Goss was a U.S. Army Intelligence officer from 1960 to 1962. He served as a clandestine service officer with the Central Intelligence Agency from 1962 until 1972, when an illness […]

CIA people about themselves

On the CIA web page, in the careers section, one can find weird discourse, from an organization that wants recruits: KATHY: I heard about the Agency during a College Career Fair. Although many other positions sounded intriguing, I was drawn to the idea of living overseas and serving as a collector of intelligence. After receiving […]

Bruce Lee and Yip Man

Is this Yip Man, training Bruce Lee? (Is that the correct spelling?) Or are they just some dudes trying to unglue their forearms. Edit: Yes, that is the right spelling. Read about Yip Man’s life. Note to casual readers: this is what the thing that Tomas in Malmö calls WT, Wing Tsun, looks like. Corny? […]

Wikipedia’s system alerts: Disputed neutrality

Children of the Nazi era @ Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia is an encyclopedia article which has a little warning note attached to it: *”The neutrality of this article is disputed.”* Good concept, marking the content up, like that. But, the flipside is that the unmarked things are supposed to be “neutral”. Not likely, not a […]