Software is hard

A horribly embarrassing software disaster happened on Monday. It was caused by a bad certificate, which is a mechanism used to verify and authenticate a software service. As big as it was, I doubt any... Read More

More Moore’s Law

At the SoCal Python meeting on October 30th, I'm going to address in greater detail what I think developers are going to need to worry about in a post-Moore's Law world, and why we need to be better e... Read More

To Optimize, or Not?

You should be forced to write efficient code and know how to do it in situations where it matters. You should also be able to recognize when it's more important to optimize for readability, maintainab... Read More