So there is a general model. It covers all the cases, by not covering the cases. It is usually so general that you don’t see the real complexity of the underlying until you start trying to implement something real.
Peer into the crystal ball. It will tell you the future. This was what the principal researcher(PR) wanted. To be more precise PR was the customer and he wanted a formula that would take a few simple measurements and return a yes or a no. Simple enough, but it didn’t make sense.
February of 2017 was a warm springy month. There was enough rain and sun so the rosemary was blooming. The bees buzzed me, trying their best to shew me away from their flowers. Read more
It is not too hard to make an annoying animated gif. I was looking at RGB color system because I thought it would be a good place to start thinking about analog vs digital(maybe not). I have used RGB colors forever in application development and in page development. It turns out I only know a teeny tiny bit about RGB. Read more
As a monolingual monster I’ve used Google Translate to get first cut translations for applications. Put these translations into the front facing application and someone with actual language skills would fix them. Sometimes the Google Translate would be right, but other times I tripped over nuance and context. Read more
Regulations aren’t bad, until you have a real stickler in the mix. Unthinking, unreasoning application of a regulation wastes time, kills trees, burns watts, all in the name of some unknown benefit*.
Once upon a time I worked at one of the cool corporations. There were ping-pong table, video games, pool tables and an assortment of things to make the place phun. Read more
People have been pushing magic cookbooks for software development for decades. The problem with all the cookbooks is that they miss the important things. Or maybe the important things can’t be captured in the cookbook. Read more