On the Transience of Work

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The post linked in this tweet is beautifully written and worth a read in itself, but I want to point out some of the replies: several people comment on the transience of software, and how the code they’ve written is no longer in production, defunct; it seems pointless. The thing is that this is true … Read More

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I’ve been looking for my favorite poem, that I half-learned at school. Here it is, thanks to Corinna The Shining Streets of London by Alfred Noyes Now in the twilight after rain The wet black streets shine out again And softly through the coloured gloom The lamps like glowing tulips bloom. Lighted shops down aisles … Read More