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Recent posts

An Interview with Donald Knuth

Interesting interview with Donald Knuth (highlights here): With the caveat that there's no reason anybody should care about the opinions of a computer scient...
April 29, 2008

"I Would Never Have Believed…"

It was a beautiful day yesterday in Toronto—warm and sunny, just perfect for strolling around the neighborhood and looking for a new home. And for stopping i...
April 28, 2008

Adam on "Schools"

Nice post from Adam Goucher about schools of thought (and practice) in software development and testing. It’s worth following the links, esp. to Pettichord’...
April 26, 2008

DrProject 3.0 Schema

One of the ways I can tell that DrProject is getting better is that its database schema is getting cleaner. I’ve posted earlier versions from December 2006 ...
April 25, 2008

Software Engineering Links

Mark Doernhoefer writes a regular column for SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes called “Surfing the Web for Software Engineering Notes”. I hadn’t realized t...
April 25, 2008