How I’m trying to keep sane while working remote. Some basic guidelines I’ve adopted over years of remote work.
Today I discuss the implications of ethics in software development. We’ll take a look at some of my personal experience, and 2 new Netflix documentaries: The Social Dilemma, and Challenger: The Final Flight.
- IBM and the Nazis – HBR podcast on IBM and the Holocaust
- Twitter apologizes for racist algorithm – Controversy on twitter algorithm
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Shuttle_Challenger_disaster – Challenger Disaster
- Clean Coder – code of conduct for software engineers
- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Social_Dilemma – Social Dilemma Movie
- Facebook ethics considerations – coverage of Facebook performing user sentiment analysis
A look at major new developments in the coding world for C/C++ – and some brief talk on Amazon BottleRocket and Microsoft’s Hyper-V advancements.
- Amazon Announcement for “BottleRocket” Linux distribution
- ZDNet Coverage – Microsoft Hyper-V patches for Linux kernel as root
- Infoworld Coverage – C++20 technical approval
- CMake feature tracker – CMake C++ modules support
- C++ Coroutines – Microsoft devlog entry on C++20 coroutines
- MSVC 16.8 preview 3 – Microsoft improving conformance devlog
- Python 3.9 Update
For new and aspiring developers – in this episode I answer the #1 question asked from future coders – should I go to college? Pros and Cons of a college degree and the University system.
Contents: The Cold Truth of Job Seeking. Beware of For-Profit systems. Selecting a Degree. The actual meaning of a Computer Science degree.
Today, we go back in time to the late 70’s and observe the events that led to the creation of newgroups and usenet. Especially as this podcast covers historic events, factual corrections will be attached to the original post and/or episode as required.
- The A News Reader
- The B News Reader
- Creation of UUNET
- C News Reader, and NNTP
- Lessons Learned
Sources in essay form will be included as a follow-up to the next episode.
After repeated encouragement from friends and coworkers, I’ve decided to take a dive into the world of podcasting. We’ll see if this is something that can keep going or not – but for now, I introduce the first episode of my podcast for this site.
- “suckless.org” software project
- Rebuilding fun in open source development
- Venting to the world
- Future content
- Distribution and software ecosystem coverage
- Computer science topics, experiments, and interesting papers
- New developments in programming (C/C++) and technology