Missing the Point

I want you to close your eyes for a second and picture your biggest hero. Here's mine. The man you see pictured here is Buckaroo Banzai. »

The White Elephant Problem

Here’s a philosophical question about the “White Elephant” game: is it more likely that everyone will leave with a gift they like or that at »

The Go Font

In case you missed it, the Go guys announced an official font today. Fonts and typography are like a weird little undercurrent in programming. Knuth famously »

Sad Sad Apple Tears

A response to What's an Engineer to Do? To fritter away a huge lead in the race. That's what Apple's doing. And Apple's fans, like me, »