"What I cannot create, I do not understand" --Richard Feynman
Hacker's Guide to Higher Math
Exotic words in the OED
"It’s a rejection card. How impersonal. Most places at least scribble something with a pen like “Good, but we’re out of business” or something. This was just a stupid card with some little ditty about plums..."
"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it." --Brian W. Kernighan
"Once upon a time, mighty Indra, lord of the heavens, king of the dawn, paused by the shores of the sea of milk and listened to the song it sang. "Just for a moment", he thought to himself. "That can't do any harm." But before he knew it, the song drew him headlong into the sea and he vanished, to be reborn in the world as a mortal..."
I'm a pig, not a god!
Koufax Awards for best lefty blogs
The Politics of Peer Review
"Java actually isn't a terrible language, compared to something like Perl for example, but there are some tremendous problems with it that I think don't get discussed openly enough..."
Java: Language of Tommorow ;)
Raiders of the Lost Ark, resurrected
Top 75 Network Security Tools
Left Anti-Intellectualism and Its Discontents
"As an adjective, "childfree" refers to one who does not have children, does not wish to have them, believes that he or she will never want children, actively plans his or her life so that he or she will not have children, and does not consider his or her life diminished by the absence of children. As a noun, it refers to someone who is childfree or a group of people who are childfree. Another word for this concept is "childless by choice...""