Are you past, present, or future oriented?

Our perspective of time drives how we perceive the now we live in and the decisions we make. Watch (it’s only 10 minutes) YouTube: “RSA Animate – The Secret Powers of Time by Professor Philip Zimbardo”: I can actually trace where, in different parts of my history, from living day to day sleeping on the […]

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Recent Journalist-Programmer reads

O’Reilly Radar: Mike Loukides: “What is Data Science?” Media Shift: Marc Glaser: “Why Journalists Should Learn Computer Programming” Rafe Colburn: “Why journalists should learn to program” – with a suggestion on what really to be digging into – and I agree. Resource: Hacks/Hackers

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Recent reads on API Design

ACM Queue: Ken Arnold: “Programmers are People, Too” Communications of the ACM: “API Design Matters” JavaWorld: “Joshua Bloch: A conversation about design” InfoQ: Joshua Bloch: “Joshua Bloch: Bumper-Sticker API Design” InfoQ: Video: Joshua Bloch: “How to Design a Good API & Why it Matters” (and a good thread on Hacker News). Possible Resource: APIDesign Wiki

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