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Entries from October 2007

Another Loser Admits Using Steroids

October 5th, 2007 · No Comments

I'm really tired about hearing about all this steroid use with athletes. Another athlete (not even sure I should call them athletes) admits using steroids but again like a ton of others is going to come out saying “I didn't know it was steroids”. Apparently the pill they are given is called “the clear” and […]

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Category: General


Software Is Hard

October 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Great article on why software is hard and probably why I'll pickup Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software. Some of my favorite quotes from the article: “Software scheduling is an NP-complete bin packing problem where the sizes of the bins are hidden!” “Software construction is […]

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Category: General · Software Development