Last summer, I had the idea to create a website that tracked gas prices, relying on volunteers to report prices. It looks like I wasn’t the only one.
The Programmers’ Stone has been around since 1997, but I only heard about it today. I can’t decide if I love it or hate it, but I spent the afternoon mesmorized by it.
Roedy Green has written a humourous guide on how to write unmaintainable code.
An excellent collection of online computer science articles and texts.
University of Southern California researchers are working on a system that will switch a customer from the automated telephone system to a human operator if he seems angry. Why would anybody think this a good idea? Who wants to live in a world where irrate obnoxious jerks get preferred treatment at the expense of those with enough self-control and civility to wait their turn without complaining?