GW150914: First resu… on Gravitational Waves
When a contract end nears it’s time to start interviewing again, and time to realise what we don’t know or what we do know, but can’t articulately explain. This leads me to my first Things I Should Know But Somehow … Continue reading
With a baby in the house, one has little time and energy available for side-projects. It is, therefore, important to be efficient with your time in order to make any progress when you do find yourself with a spare moment. … Continue reading
Analysis Hierarchies Analysis hierarchies* are one of the key features of ActivePivot. They allow data, aggregated in a compressed/OOP form, to be expanded dynamically at query time from a single aggregated Object to display its components individually against derived MDX … Continue reading
I have seen all of these and plead guilty to quite a few of them too… 10 Modern Software Over-Engineering Mistakes Few things are guaranteed to increase all the time: Distance between stars, Entropy in the visible universe, and Fucking … Continue reading
I have, at different times, had various opinions on how to treat static analysis violations. Using Find Bugs and Sonar Way rules, I initially saw any violation as an insult to my code and would do my best to fix … Continue reading
Great article here… Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to extend. “Projects either fail or become legacy code eventually anyway. Failure happens more than success. It’s quicker to write ten big balls of mud and see where … Continue reading
This is a short post to summarize how I test Dojo 1.x modules that need the DOM. In the future, I plan a more detailed post along with a Dojo 1.x playground repository on BitBucket with real examples, but for … Continue reading
I’m humbled to be a co-author on this companion paper to the GW150914 detection paper. http://arxiv.org/abs/1602.03839 As I said before, many congratulations to all involved.
Mucsij! You had the exact same problem as me (only nine years ago). There I was, in my day job, with a classic case of XKCD‘s Wisdom of the Ancients. In this instance, the forum was dead, so I couldn’t … Continue reading
“Your name has been referred to me confidentially as someone I should be speaking with…” – A. Recruiter. Hmmm, you could say that to everyone.