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Changes to DrProject’s Ticketing System

Here’s a draft proposal for modifying DrProject’s ticketing system based on feedback from the post-mortem: State is simply "open" or "closed", and becomes ...
December 16, 2006

Every Step You Take

This, via Bruce Schneier: for US$250, you can build a device that will electronically track anyone using Nike’s latest toy-for-rich-people.
December 12, 2006

Google Research: Best Videos of 2006

A list of videos has been posted on the Google Research blog. Lots of good stuff here, including “How to Survive a Robot Uprising”, and Bil Lewis on reversib...
December 12, 2006

Wirfs-Brock on Explaining Your Design

Rebecca Wirfs-Brock’s latest column in IEEE Software is titled “Explaining Your Design”. She posits a hierarchy of importance in explanation: things you...
December 11, 2006