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(Jan 24, 2022)
Technical Practices, Craft, Excellence, Improvement, Ease, Joy. What ARE you talking about??
(Jan 21, 2022)
A Twitter exchange yesterday and today has given me today's topic. I love it when not having a plan comes together. (Hm. Societal impact is similar ...)
(Jan 20, 2022)
Let's consider the implications of small-step development on our three shadow views of the program. (Includes Sarlacc.)
(Jan 19, 2022)
Yes, short feedback cycles are good. But is the trick of the trade 'small', rather than 'short'? The answer will not surprise you.
(Jan 18, 2022)
Working software is at the core of success with agile methods. Let's remind ourselves about that.
(Jan 17, 2022)
GeePaw Hill is workin on an idea. I urged him to publish his thoughts because I knew it would help him to make things concrete. Also I wanted to comment here.
(Jan 17, 2022)
I wasn't really planning to write about Sudoku again, but here we are.
(Jan 15, 2022)
I know what you're thinking: 'Is this four rules or only one?' Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I kind of lost track myself. You've got to ask yourself one question: 'Can I use this?' Well, can you?
(Jan 14, 2022)
We're here to replace raspberry jam with strawberry jam. We need those delicious nodules of flavor and value.
(Jan 13, 2022)
It's not the method. It's not the framework. It's your unique assemblage of innumerable small things that work together toward success. And some larger things: the people.
(Jan 12, 2022)
It's Wednesday. At last night's Friday Zoom Ensemble, we talked about Jam. I am inspired to put down some thoughts. Bottom line: On-line strawberry, not raspberry. (Updated, more links.
(Jan 11, 2022)
Just a bit more playing with the Lispy Calculator to while away a few minutes in the afternoon.
(Jan 11, 2022)
Thoughts and observations. Stuff and nonsense.
(Jan 10, 2022)
I'm going to push forward with this LISP / Scheme dialect. I'll begin by explaining why, and why not.
(Jan 9, 2022)
It's still the weekend, so I'm going to follow Peter Norvig's Python LISP Implementation a while and see where it takes me.
(Jan 8, 2022)
It's my weekend and I'll try if I want to. You could try too if it happened to you. Spoiler: This takes a very weird turn. Final line: Your move, Bill!
(Jan 7, 2022)
I guess there's nothing for it but to figure out how to rewrite, i.e. refactor, a set operation based on the existence of helper structures. But how? I have ideas but are any of them any good?
(Jan 6, 2022)
Bill Wake is trying to get me to think in terms of trees. I don't want to, but he does have some good ideas. Thanks, Bill!
(Jan 5, 2022)
Today I plan to experiment with creating some form of expressions that might be optimized. I expect to stumble a lot. Come along, point, and laugh.
(Jan 4, 2022)
No, not smiles and frowns. Algebra. At this moment I don't think much code will be done today. Feel cute, might delete later.