(Adapted from an article in the Communications of the ACM blog.)
I have become interested in agile methods because they are all the rage now in industry and, upon dispassionate examination, they appear to be a pretty amazing mix of good and bad ideas. I am finishing a book that tries to sort out the nuggets from the gravel .
(This article first appeared in the Communications of the ACM blog.)
The very concept of publication has changed, half of its traditional meaning having disappeared in hardly more than a decade. Or to put it differently (if you will accept the metaphor, explained below), how it has lost its duality: no longer particle, just wave.
(This article was first published in the Communications of t
I got my definition from the NRA (they are all in favor!). “Gun control” means that, for every gun, there has to be another gun to control it.
With pleasure. To define a concept recursively is to define part of it directly and the rest, if any, recursively.