The crackpot Google manifesto

August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The  Google manifesto  is primarily a conservative political rant, not a scientific argument. Damore claims that any program to encourage hiring and promotion of women and [...]

Current reading: July 8 2017

July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Principal type-schemes for functional programs∗ Luis Damas† and Robin Milner First published in POPL ’82: Proceedings of the 9th ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT symposium on [...]

Cutting and pasting about Kodak’s demise

June 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

This graph from Peter Diamandis about how Kodak entered the sinkhole is kind of amazing. Diamandis explains Kodak’s failure to swerve in what is I think the orthodox [...]

The Auragen file system.

January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

This article on the interesting Wave Transactional File System inspired me to look up an earlier file system that also used copy on write semantics. From: Anita Borg, [...]

MiFID II, GPS and UTC time

November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

I have a post up on FSMLabs web site about the use of GPS and other satellite time for MiFID II timestamp compliance.  It’s fascinating how much effort has recently [...]

Annals of unintentional irony

October 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Come back after a trip to see Marc Andreessen’s team of twitter posters complaining wryly about how government is so gosh durn big and citing experts like Milton [...]
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