The internet, at this time in history, is the greatest client assignment of all...– Ben Pieratt
Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Names →
“I have never seen a computer system which handles names properly and doubt one exists, anywhere. So, as a public service, I’m going to list assumptions your systems probably make about names. All of these assumptions are wrong. Try to make less of them next time you write a system which touches names.”
Things Everyone Should Do: Code Review →
“The biggest advantage of code review is purely social. If you’re programming and you know that your coworkers are going to look at your code, you program differently. You’ll write code that’s neater, better documented, and better organized — because you’ll know that people who’s opinions you care about will be looking at your code. Without review, you...
Inside Google+ — How the Search Giant Plans to Go... →
Google, the world’s largest search company, is formally making its pitch to become a major force in social networking. The product it announced Tuesday is called Google+, and observers might wonder whether it’s simply one more social effort by a company that’s had a lousy track record in that field to date.