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, »

Everything I Know About Flour

I've been worried about flour more than programming (outside work, anyway). Here's everything I've discovered. Bread This has been my interest lately. The fundamental thing to »