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A Review of ‘Code Simplicity’

Max Kanat-Alexander: Code Simplicity: The Science of Software Development (Kindle edition). O'Reilly, 2012, B007NZU848. The goal of this ambitious new book f...
May 03, 2012

Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One

I used to tell this joke: An engineer says, "Theory approximates reality." A mathematician says, "Reality approximates theory." A sociologist says, "Would yo...
April 28, 2012

Slide Drive

I’m pleased to announce that Jeremy Banks has been accepted by Google Summer of Code 2012 to work on Slide Drive, a web-native presentation tool. You can fol...
April 25, 2012

In Search of Prior Arguments

A faculty member whose research involves building some fairly complex scientific software would like to make all his work open source. He is repeatedly havin...
April 17, 2012