Links for Monday, April 14, 2008

less than 1 minute read

  • Alex Iskold: The American Dream: 17 Years of Engineering Software – “The final project was to write an editor in Assembly 8086; and for over three weeks I was trying all possible combinations of letters and digits that could make the program run. I got it, but it was really like monkeys typing Shakespeare.
  • Me: Storage Space, The Final Frontier – “I am excited to be able to tell you about an entire new feature, a feature so new that it doesn’t even have a proper name, and that you can’t use just yet. But you can read about it and you can start thinking about the best way to incorporate it into your system architecture.