Monthly Archives: June 2013

Rule of thumb

Rule of thumb: Any chapter or book with a title similar to “Unleashing the power of (blah)” will be utterly useless. It will in fact be negative learning, as you will need to purge your mind of anything you read … Continue reading

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More growling

Wreckursion – What happens when you blow the base case of a recursive function and call yourself forever. Abstruction – An API that serves only as a layer of obfuscation and obstruction.  (COM and SetupAPI, I’m looking at you). Fuctuation … Continue reading

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Transparency

“It is transparent. That’s why we set up the FISA court.” Transparent to X-rays? FISA is a rubber-stamp joke. Gaming this out a little: 1. Public outcry, fading with the usual power law of a news cycle. Looks like Snowden … Continue reading

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A little bit on consoles

Most of the policy-level stuff that customers experience on consoles is completely flexible, often in real time. So things like “We need to connect every 24 hours” and the whole hooha around used games (or not) can be tweaked like … Continue reading

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