Author Archives: dru
“Systems programmers are the high priests of a low cult.” Robert “Bob” Barton (1967)
Almost 40 years ago.
A long time ago now, in the 1990 or 1991 timeframe, I bought an ATT 3B1. It was my first true Unix machine. I could tell you lots about it, but there is a Wikipedia page up for it already … Continue reading
If you are on ubuntu and you get this bug, this might be because the python that you were using in a virtualenv was updated. ubuntu and some other distros may do this automatically. You can verify that this occurred … Continue reading
First, someone in the agile camp actually reads the original description on ‘Waterfall’ from 1970. Surprise – it is really really close to agile. This is a great read. Hopefully, this will end a lot of the debates on terminology … Continue reading
Click to enlarge the chart. Pretty interesting chart. When I was old enough to be seriously looking for work, it was right around the 1990 low. It was a pretty tough time to find interesting work. You can read more … Continue reading
the video wasn’t on YouTube, so I found an old copy and uploaded it