Very often firms, even the small ones, will pride themselves on hiring the smartest brains on the market, just to submit them to a life on the shelf, performing mundane tasks, often with bad outcomes. The prevailing thought is Hire the Continue reading Tech Consulting = Higher Profits + Lower Risks
There are numerous articles about the topic ‘do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur’? The article’s main idea, invariably written by an ‘expert’, is that you should stick with a 9-5 job if you don’t fulfill every Continue reading Do You Have What It Takes… To Be An Employee?
Scheduling has become a subject of big interest in recent years due to the work of Linux developers to make it more responsive in the desktop. CFS was a major breakthrough with 2.6.23 and other patches followed adjusting the kernel Continue reading Hybrid Containers for C++
Do objects have color after all? This post reviews that this might be an ill-defined question after all. Structural color is based in the dynamics of interaction of light with the subject, not absorption. Magnific, beautiful post from Raymond Weitekamp Continue reading What is structural color?
Post Edit: Thanks folks, this post got top#1 at the front page of HackerNews, several (alternative, I give) media mentions and Twitter also got a blast. I wrote this post in 1/2 hr on a Sunday 2am after finishing a Continue reading Why I don’t spend time with Modern C++ anymore
I would like to invite C++ developers to the following challenge: you write a piece of code using features that only belong to “Modern C++” and I will attempt to write the same code in pre-C++11 syntax, perhaps refocusing the problem. I Continue reading Modern C++ Challenge