I recently attended the PhillyETE conference and there were a number of interesting talks. In particualar, I was a big fan of the talk from Alex Payne regarding Emerging Programming Languages. One of the languages that I found interesting, Opa, seemed more than just a language, and conveniently someone emailed me about it. That someone… Read More A Q&A With Opa Creator Henri Binsztok
As a software engineer, I was trained to think about the worst case. What is the worst possible performance for the algorithm used as specified in O(n), “big Oh“, notation? If you had formal education in computer science, you have been asked this question. Given that we are supposed to think about the worst case,… Read More How Can Software Development Avoid The Need For A Hero?