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It’s Just Unevenly Distributed

Once again, I have to quote William Gibson: the future is already here, it's just unevenly distributed. Check out eyeOS, a desktop-in-a-browser that comes w...
December 19, 2005

I’d Vote for Her

I watched part of the first Canadian federal election debate last night. Then I read Michelle Levesque's latest post. Given the option, I'd vote for her.
December 16, 2005

Maintaining Correctness

I’m re-thinking the lectures in the Software Carpentry course based on feedback from this term’s students. I’m going to merge the three lectures on differen...
December 11, 2005


Every time I complain about Python’s muddled response to Ruby on Rails, someone pushes back by saying, “What does it matter?” This screenshot, taken from th...
December 11, 2005