Posts tagged ‘calendars’

George II and the Gregorian calendar

Did you see this Jason Kottke post today? The main link is to a site with photos of Queen Elizabeth with twelve US presidents—ten of the eleven who’ve been in office since the start of her reign (LBJ is missing), plus Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover. But the link that interested me the most was…


Eight days a week

Longtime readers of this blog—both of you—know I’m a sucker for date and calendar calculations. I suppose it’s because I spend all my professional time calculating with floating point numbers. The beautiful work that can be done with integers only is fascinating to me. So yesterday when I saw this tweet from Justin Lancy, A…


Fantastical and BusyCal

Back in December, there was a discount bundle that included both Fantastical and BusyCal. I thought it odd to have two calendar programs in one bundle, but it was actually a stroke of genius marketing, because I bought the bundle specifically to test out both calendar applications as replacements for iCal. I won’t keep you…