An American Epitaph

"I'll vote for the republican nominee..."…

Splits

When writing programs, just a little bit of extra thought can produce exponential UX gains. Say we want to take input of two values, separated by a space. We make an input field, and tell the user to .... input two values separated by space. But users don't read.…

embrace EXTEND exterminate

"The new microsoft" is not new. Some have said for some while now that microsoft, under Satya Nadella, is a new company – one that has recognized the value of open source, and has embraced the community. To be sure, MS has embraced the community because they recognized the…

AI Overlords

There was an interesting confluence of news this week. Three separate stories taken together paint a broader picture that we may be nearing the inflection point where AI begins displacing more people than the new opportunities it creates. That or we just become disposable meat sacks grinding out metrics to…

APC Fault Codes

This is right up there with the worst support answers I've ever seen. So they're basically saying: our products may be faulty, but we're not going to tell you. Please just pay us for support, and trust that it's totally worth it.…