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If You Need AI, You Need a Simpler System

Jon Udell had another post today about how hard it is for normal human beings to configure software—or, more accurately, how hard it is to fix configuration ...
June 12, 2007

Elixir and Foreign Keys

Jeff Balogh and David Cooper have run into an interesting “feature” of Elixir, and are putting together a patch to correct it. Watching students discover th...
June 12, 2007

Software Games

Jorge Aranda just posted a description of a software engineering game that could be used to uncover the differences between academic and industrial views of ...
June 12, 2007