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William Payne
Software Development, Machine Learning and Human Factors
Software Development, Machine Learning and Human Factors
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Really nice, pragmatic and down-to-earth article by John Carmac on the benefits of functional programming in C++. Fits in very nicely with my world-view.

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/169296/Indepth_Functional_programming_in_C.php



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What are the biggest factors influencing developer productivity?
Working extra hours increases productivity by (at most) a small linear factor. All other things being equal, increasing from a 40 hour week to an 80 hour week will at most double productivity. Increasing the rate of production increases productivity by (at ...

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https://github.com/webyrd/Barliman

This editor shows a really interesting semi-automatic code generation concept. In this case it appears to be relatively brute-force in nature, but I'm wondering if some sort of statistical model couldn't be used to guide and prioritise that search - something I'd like to work on very much.



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reads "the reality of autonomous car technology is that the easy parts of have yet to be proven safe, and the hard parts have yet to be proven possible", and agrees.

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