Monthly Archives: May 2012

Causality

Why am I posting this?   http://singapore.cs.ucla.edu/LECTURE/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judea_Pearl Advertisements

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Technical Debt

All too familiar http://mags.acm.org/communications/201205/?CFID=103724481&CFTOKEN=53228316#pg52 http://martinfowler.com/bliki/TechnicalDebtQuadrant.html

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hmmph

Cloudy Outlook

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Reminder re Defective Software

Catching up.  The January 2012 CACM (Vol 25, No 1) page 15 article (Bertrand Meyer) reminds us of Defective Software –the Therac-25 issue in particular .   Good Important CS reading. http://www.bowdoin.edu/~allen/courses/cs260/readings/therac.pdf

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ACM

As an undergrad at McMaster in 1984, I was inspired by journals such as the Communications of the ACM. In particular, the articles about aspects of the Space Shuttle Software System -design and testing – come to mind. I’ve recently … Continue reading

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ASP.Net related training and more (today’s reading)

but keep an eye open for ASP.Net Web API –more open/standard, versus WCF ; they refer to pain I have shared re WCF config files, attributes over code, but non-trivial nevertheless MVC3  Asynch mashups (ASP.Net 4 (VS2010) or 4.5 (VS2011 … Continue reading

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