I have a strong love/hate relationship with continuous integration. On the one hand, it is a valuable component of any team development effort. On the other hand, it is rarely
Framework vs. Platform What’s the Difference?
I am a confessing pedant. Despite my personal failures in this regard, I believe deeply that correct usage of language provides significant added value. To quote the aphorism from Mark
Pragmatic Considerations Regarding Software Quality
Software quality is often treated as an elusive and mysterious goal. Everybody wishes to have it and the strategies for achieving quality are as varied as the companies that claim
What is Real-Time?
In the last few months I have been investigating real-time systems and the conflict between two major approaches that are used. These confrontations have caused me to think more deeply
The Software Singularity
Most likely most readers have heard of the Human Singularity as originally described in the novels from Vernor Vinge and popularized by Ray Kurzweil. Are we approaching a software singularity?