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Pitching to VCs (comic)
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UMA and free long distance
What's to stop me from travelling to another continent, and then making free long distance calls to local numbers back home? Technically, nothing.
Asking users for steps to reproduce bugs, and other dumb ideas
You can fix impossible bugs, if you really try.
Sign here (comic)
The Curious Complexity of Being Turned On
In software, the simplest things can turn into a nightmare, especially at a large company.
A simple command line calculator
A textbook example of recursive descent parsing.
Usability Nightmare: Xfce Settings Manager
Rant: Why can't anyone make a good settings screen?
Drawing Graphs with Physics
To my surprise, I found that there is a very simple way to arrange graphs that can be expressed in only a few lines of code, using force-directed placement...
Zero load time file formats
When your app needs to be fast, you can't afford to load things fro disk. In this toy example, an on-disk data structure helps you instantly look up lists of related words.
Coding tips they don't teach you in school
Some time-saving shortcuts for C code that will make your coworkers scream. In Awe.