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Why Not Go (Golang) There? 15 Feb 2015. While there are a LOT of things I really like about the Go language, the bottom line is that I don't use it (mostly because when I studied it the libraries were kind of scarce, something that's apparently changed a lot). It attracted me, but not enough for ...
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Money is an Abstraction of Time
My friend Nancy sent me this in an email, and allowed me to post it here: Money is basically an abstraction of time.  Time is real (to our physical, corporeal selves), money is imaginary.  Sort of a 'willing suspension of disbelief' construct that makes the...
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Reinventing Organizations
Frederic Laloux has developed a new perspective on the possibilities of organizations. For me, the Holacracy training was a great step forward; I learned a huge amount and it changed my perspective dramatically on many issues. But this feels like a whole ne...
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Aberdeen International School Computer Club. 17 Dec 2014. During my October trip to Europe to speak at Geecon Prague (see here, here and here), I traveled to Scotland to visit friends Jason and Brooke (just to my right in the photograph) and to see the place. While I was there Jason asked me to ...
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Rethinking Errors -- Learning from Scala and Go. 10 Feb 2015. Here is the video of the presentation I gave at Pycon 2013 on different ways of thinking about error handling, based on studying Scala and Go. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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Slide-Deck Summary of "Reinventing Organizations"
Here's a very nice overview of the ideas from Frederic Laloux's Reinventing Organizations . I'm about one third of the way through the book and am savoring it. It's been rewiring my brain, and now it's even harder to see traditional industrial-age organizat...
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Thanks for the link! Have the book in my reading backlog, but this will help.
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The Winter Tech Forum, Feb 23 - 27 in Crested Butte
Here's the announcement , or you can go directly to the site .
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Operator Underloading In Scala. 30 Dec 2014. Here's a place where Scala does some clever stuff which ultimately might produce a more complicated programming model than one would like. I discovered it while sorting out some issues with the first exercise in the References & Mutability atom in ...
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A Heaping Helping Of Python Goodness. 05 Dec 2014. I really enjoy solving problems quickly and thoroughly. I especially enjoy solving annoying, repetitive problems that invite human error. The icing on the cake is when I learn some new tricks in the process. This last few days was a flurry of ...
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Lessons Learned
This article feels genuine and I trust his observations, in contrast with those who just make it all up .
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