David_Bennett

I am on the Windows Vista Parental controls team, working on the next version of windows and specifically the parental controls aspects of it. I worked on the web filter, and many other aspects of the system from the control panel up.

April, 2007

  • Taking Responsability for your Code

    A co-worker (Kyle Olson) came up with a list of items about how to take responsability for your code that I thought was quite useful. I am reposting the article here. I would like to add that one thing you should always be thinking about when writing...
  • Kurt Vonnegut died

    On April the 11th Kurt Vonnegut died , one of my favourite authors. He wrote amazing books and short stories, like Breakfast of Champions and Slaughterhouse Five. I remember the first time I read Slaughterhouse Five, it amazed me and surprised me. One...
  • Apple (uk) ad targeting Parental Controls

    Just wandering around on you tube and discovered an apple (uk) ad targeting parental controls, with the 'naughty step'. The Mac says something about blocking items being "isn't that what kids want to do?". The idea behind parental controls is to block...