One day there was this guy stuck on a really tough problem. Rather than stare blankly for hours out the window trying to figure it out, he decided to go … Continue reading Goldilocks Knowledge Zone
The year is 2029. In a post-apocalyptic world, society is in chaos. The rule of law has broken down as gangs of hackers terrorize the people as they seek to … Continue reading Mad Max Overflow, the Stack Warrior
I am not sure if you knew Stack Overflow had a podcast. I didn’t for the longest time and apparently it stopped running for awhile. Going through the list of … Continue reading Is Stack Overflow Too Mean?
You may have heard of Joel Spolsky before. He is the founder of Fog Creek Software and blogs on Joel on Software. He is more well known however these days … Continue reading Developers Are Writing the Script for the Future
One of my favorite movies growing up was Cool Hand Luke, to the point where I would recite lines as I watched. You may not have seen it, but everyone … Continue reading Cool Hand Enterprise Architecture
Not too long after Stack Overflow was launched in 2008, some other folks thought it would be a good idea to create a clone of Stack Overflow. In fact, a … Continue reading Attack of the Stack Clones
Do you have a plan when a key developer leaves the team? Do you have a freak out thinking what might break when said developer leaves? Let me get back … Continue reading The Second Programming Brain
Do you remember when you first learned about dinosaurs in school? Well, it was all wrong. Google finally revealed the truth about this dinosaur hoax to falsely convince us the … Continue reading When Search Goes Terribly Wrong
Maybe there is such a thing as a bad question. In 1994, President Clinton spoke at an MTV townhall on the topic of violence in America. The audience had the … Continue reading Is There Such a Thing as a Stupid Question?
One of the first programming books I picked up was the “Camel” book. Anyone doing web programming in the nineties knows that was the O’Reilly book Programming Perl. Now those … Continue reading Why Programmers Hate Documentation
I have this thing for dumb Internet memes. Whatever beliefs you hold, from whichever lens you see the world, however you view a certain political leader, you might have found … Continue reading The Covfefe Code
Do you remember the 80’s hip-hop classic, and the accompanying video highlighting the mysterious potable? Like the mystery brew of lore, much of our code feels like a mixed concoction … Continue reading Funky Code Medina