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Tag Archives: Computation

Post’s Tenth Rule of Computing

Any sufficiently complicated enterprise system contains an ad-hoc, informally-specified bug-ridden slow implementation of half of a rules engine. Ok, Post didn’t really say it I’m just having a little fun here paraphrasing Greenspun. Think about it though; it works!

On Computing

Computing is very poorly understood. Case in point here is the litmus test I would argue to you that: In North America you can pull any 18 year old randomly off the street and ask them to do something and it would go like this: 1. Can you build a basic bridge between a 3ft […]