Alice and Bob are a married couple who live on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. They are deeply in love, though they fight occasionally.
One winter, Bob dies of an unencrypted website connection, and Alice realizes how much he meant to her, as well as how insignificant their arguments…
Software entities should be open for extension but closed for modification.
Here’s a little principle
That’s readily evincible.
You’ll see a sitch quite oft where
An entity in software
Is certainly extensible
How eminently sensible!
But ‘twould be utter libel
To call it modifiable.
In this short post I’ll show how I think about writing algorithms, which is comp-sci-speak for sequences of steps targeted at a task. I’ll use this example of an initially overwhelming task:
As head librarian, so that students can browse more efficiently, I want to arrange the library so that…
For those who don’t already know (which is most people — I didn’t broadcast it widely), I have some personal tidings of a glad kind.
After investing several years and a postgraduate degree in becoming a professional classical musician — my first attempt to reboot myself after my linguistics undergrad…