Say NO! to Net Neutrality

I would like to keep this blog primarily technical[1], but it looks to me like the majority of IT land is in favor of net neutrality and I think that’s a mistake. Read the rest of this entry »

Advice on Writing Big Programs

Programming is learnt through a series of throw away programs that progress from childish to advanced. But the gap from amateur to professional is so large that no prior experience adequately prepares you. A professional program is bigger and you can’t escape the hard parts: bugs must be fixed, deployment must be addressed, interfaces must be understandable. Novices’ avoid these tasks because they are less interesting than programming problems. Professionals learn to address them. Read the rest of this entry »


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