Daniel I. Scully


The Pixel Perfect Fantasy

When writing my PhD thesis recently, I departed from the standard practice in science of writing documents in LaTeX. The resulting printed version does not look as perfect as it might have done had I used LaTeX, leading many of my colleagues to conclude that I had used an inferior method. But less perfect is not necessarily bad. Read On…


First Encounters with Windows 8

Over this Christmas holiday I have had the opportunity to get hands on with Microsoft’s latest operating system: Windows 8. I have to say that I was initially very enthusiastic as the new “Metro” styling is, in my opinion, probably the most attractive looking interface I’ve seen in a long time. The usability of the new OS however, was a lot less clear. Read On…