Happy Independence Day! That’s when we Americans remember that we once said that no global power should have the right to run the government, destroy the economy, and loot the resources of what ought to be a sovereign nation.
And not everyone enjoys fireworks.
Christopher Diggins on Naive Programming:
So what motivates most programming idioms? Efficiency and safety. Now what does that have to say about a language? It indicates very clearly that the language has a problem, the most elegant or natural way to write some type of code is not the most efficient or safe. Time to start reexamining your language and compiler I’d suggest.
More here (thanks, Reg).
If they won’t trust you with their code, maybe you shouldn’t trust them with your money.
Air travel experiences that suck: figuratively and literally.