Monthly ArchiveFebruary 2004

Great Outdoors 29 Feb 2004 11:41 pm

Ocean Phonecam Pics

Random Pictures from my phone down by Natural Bridges beach.

Programming Languages 29 Feb 2004 11:22 pm

Waldo on “Types”

As seen on [Lambda the Ultimate]:

Jim Waldo enters the fray

Everyone seems to be getting their licks in on the subject of whether strongly typed languages are a good thing or not. So I thought that I would take my turn, and see if maybe this entry could cause a little less jerking of the knee and a little more firing of the neurons.

Terminology problems, psuedo-scientific analogies, ignorant speculations rather than actual observation, etc. Just what you’d expect from an industry leader writing about “types”.

Politics 23 Feb 2004 11:27 am

Lysenkos Return

IHT: When science was thwarted before