IT Talk From the Trenches

News: IT talk from the trenches

COMMENTARY–My 9-year-old son has become quite an athlete, but after playing third- and fourth-grade basketball and watching the NBA playoffs, he is now convinced that he is NBA-bound.

Reasonable, sound advice. I’m confused by the comments…those sound like people looking for a soapbox as opposed to being comments on the commentary…

Dave Winer on Programmers

Programmers have a very precise understanding of truth. You can’t lie to a compiler. Try it sometime. Garbage in, garbage out. Booleans, the ones and zeros, trues and falses, make up the world programmers live in. That’s all there is! I think programming
is deep, it teaches us about the non-cyber universe we live in. There’s something spiritual about computers, and I want to understand it.
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