Saturday, December 09, 2006

YouTube changes everything

The world of technology has changed forever thanks to youtube.

Friday, December 08, 2006

Congrats to Jon Udell @ Microsoft

Congrats to Jon Udell who is now working with Microsoft.
Jon lists a bunch of reasons for joining, one of which is:

    "Jim Hugunin, who created both Jython and IronPython, is making my favorite open source scripting language, Python, a first-class citizen of the .NET platform."

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

On the unreasonable effectiveness of extremely shoddy engineering practices in the modern software business.

Two radically different approaches to enterprise application software looks at two very different approaches to building software.

Six Word Story summaries of them are:

1) Application stays wired. Human gets reconfigured.

2) Today, use Whatever Works. Tomorrow, repeat.