Still Using a Horseless Carriage (a Word Processor)? The first automobiles added engines to horse-drawn carriages, but did little else to improve transportation. Today’s word processors are like software horseless carriages — but there is an alternative.
06/21/15 My Computer History (My apologies to the hard core: I’ve chosen accessibility over strict accuracy in an attempt to address an audience beyond the computer intelligentsia.) When I was at Westdale Junior High School in Baton Rouge in 1960, I came across The Boys Book of Electronics, which had a chapter on “Giant Electronic […]
Most of us write software in environments with ridiculous deadlines. We don’t have time to investigate every new thing. My purpose in this article is convince you that Function Programming + Immutable Data + Massive Parallelism (which I will henceforth abbreviate as FIMP, is not just another new thing, but is an important collection of […]