On Writing

February 19, 2008. Filed under writing 33thoughts 9

It turns out that I spend a lot of time writing. I have developed my own aesthetic, and today it seemed like a good time to write about that aesthetic, and also the process of learning to write.

4. Airplanes

December 9, 2007. Filed under writing 33

Its hard to know what to think about airplanes. But sometimes its harder to stop thinking when you're participating in their scientific magic.

3. Shuttle Busses

December 2, 2007. Filed under writing 33

The third segment of The Art of Teaching English Poorly. No more stellar than the first two, probably a bit worse, in-fact. Reflections on the people around the protagonist on a shuttle bus towards an airport.

2. Traffic Jams

December 1, 2007. Filed under writing 33

Sometimes we find relief in life's nuances... simply because they are predictable when nothing else can be relied upon. Part two of Zen and the Art of Teaching English Poorly.

1. Beginnings

December 1, 2007. Filed under writing 33

Chapter one of Zen and the Art of Teaching English Poorly. On beginnings.

0. Introduction

December 1, 2007. Filed under writing 33

Sometimes the urge to write strikes you, and you have to take that opportunity when its there. It won't always pan out. But thats expected.

Examining Web Analytics to Implement (repost)

June 21, 2007. Filed under writing 33

This is the new home of an old entry from the now defunct original incarnation of *Irrational Exuberance*. These entries are almost two years old, and haven't necessarily aged well, but maybe that's a good thing. This one is just a brief reflection on

Anti-Objects and Reflexive Decisions (repost)

June 7, 2007. Filed under writing 33ruby 4

This is the new home of an old entry from the now defunct original incarnation of *Irrational Exuberance*. These entries are almost two years old, and haven't necessarily aged well, but maybe that's a good thing. This one talks about object orientation often blinding us from simple solutions.

A Comp. Sci Degree is What You Make Of It (repost)

June 5, 2007. Filed under writing 33

This is the new home of an old entry from the now defunct original incarnation of *Irrational Exuberance*. These entries are almost two years old, and haven't necessarily aged well, but maybe that's a good thing. This article was written in response to a topical outcry on the value of computer science. What can I say, I was young back then.

Is the JVM the "next assembly"? I hope not. (repost)

June 4, 2007. Filed under writing 33java 2

This is the new home of an old entry from the now defunct original incarnation of *Irrational Exuberance*. These entries are almost two years old, and haven't necessarily aged well, but maybe that's a good thing. (The original title of this was "Is Java the "next assembly"?". A year or two it was pointed out that JVM is more appropriate than Java. Better late than never, right?)