October 20, 2009 A few quick comments on the excellent paper from 1997, "Why Engineers Should Consider Formal Methods".
March 10, 2009 Let me regale you with the story of technical debt and peanut butter jars. A harrowing tale from my past.
August 18, 2009 Here is my first attempt at putting together some thoughts on a computer science paper, in this case Jim Gray's A Transaction Model from 1980. It is an excellent paper which pushed me to think about my current work project in a broader light, and also inspired some ideas about potential future side-projects to experiment with.
March 7, 2017 Some thoughts about how technology stacks propagate from company to company, often creating a hazy second life for less successful opensource projects.