NoSQL and the Tar Pit

In a Quora answer I went back to a theme that I mentioned when discussing Bret Victor a few months ago. Here’s something that struck me yesterday when reading Out of the Tar Pit which is a very good essay that seems to signal the direction that many smart people think software development should be […]

The Future Of Programming

Bret Victor has another classic talk up : Bret Victor – The Future of Programming from Bret Victor on Vimeo. Watch it. The conceit is entertaining, from his clothes to the overheads. However, despite the brilliance of the presentation, I think he might be wrong. And the fact that it’s taken 40 years for these […]