A reading of Tim Berglund’s “Oh, The Methods You’ll Compose”

Transcription: “Oh, The Methods You’ll Compose”. When a coder sits down to start banging out code The first thing to start crowding his cognitive load Is whether his program will do what it should Correctness, he says, is what makes my code good It’s the function that captures the coder’s attention Behaviors and inputs and […]

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“Say what you mean. Bear witness. Iterate.”

I went on an interesting journey online last night that led me to the source of the above phrase, a poem on mortality, entropy, memory… and databases. Yes, you read that right. I read Tor.com’s wonderful blog almost once a day to check up posts on books, favorite sci-fi and fantasy TV Series, and more. […]

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Emma’s first poem

My friend Howard Hall is a gifted poet who can coalesce a lot of truth in a few syllables. He’s been featuring among his poems handwritten pieces from others under the tag “secondhand haiku” on his blog (non-breaking space). Emma has a way with words and stories which is just natural – all children have […]

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Labor Day links

Salon.com: Who are the wealth creators?: Material production is only one of many activities that enrich a society. Public goods like safety and utilities and infrastructure and parks are part of the wealth that we share in common. So are many private goods that sometimes are best provided by the public, like public education and […]

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Wrote my first book review at Amazon.com

“Cool Menthol Woman – haiku and other verse” by Howard Hall Howard’s blog is at nonbreakingspace.com. As I mention in the review, I’m biased, Howard’s a friend, but I’m telling you straight – nonbreakingspace.com is one my favorite reads on the Web. And you’ll love the book. Buy it.

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