Besides my outreach work, I attend conferences and contribute to academic work on prostitution. I’ve had people say to me, “Brenda, come and meet Professor so-and-so from such-and-such university. He’s an expert on prostitution.” And I look at him and I want to say: “Really? Where did you get your credentials? What do you really know about prostitution? The expert is standing in front of you.”
A genuinely heartbreaking story.
This issue comprises a single story devoted to demystifying code and the culture of the people who make it. There’s some technical language along with a few pretty basic mathematical concepts. There are also lots of solid jokes and lasting insights. It may take a few hours to read, but that’s a small price to pay for adding decades to your career.
Seriously, do yourself a favour and read this. A really exceptional piece on computing, computers and the curmudgeonly subset of people known as programmers.
Just started playing Batman: Arkham Knight. Rocksteady’s games do many things right, but the way they create atmosphere is phenomenal.