There's not been much Stob around recently, leaving IT folk around the world starved of irony and satire. However, all is not lost, and you can now buy a best of compilation - The Best Of Verity Stob - and a as a treat for you all, The Guardian has brought you a collection of her thoughts on recent trends in IT:
Firefox? An exemplar of slick and elegant programming and a jewel in the open source crown. I particularly like the way it displays perfectly the website of its archenemy, www.microsoft.com, yet garbles the spiritual home of its main supporters, http://slashdot.org. Mere commercial organisations might have yielded to the temptation to fix this after a year or so, but not the Firefoxen. That's what I call integrity.Her real identity a sworn secret (and I've tried worming it out of the few people I know who know who she is!), the divine Ms. Stob, writes code, poetry and satire somewhere in the Thames Valley.