the forty-second parallel

Archive for December, 2014

The Programmer’s Dream

Nick Bradbury

Like our software, our society just kind of happened over the years and it’s always on the verge of coming tumbling down. Nobody really knows what they’re doing or what they’re talking about.

Posted on December 17th, 2014 | Culture, Technology

Programming is not Typing

Jeffrey Ventrella

[P]rogramming is actually the act of bringing thought, design, language, logic, and mental construction into a form that can be stored in computer memory.

Posted on December 1st, 2014 | Work