1. Software testing in science

    As part of a CiSE submission I'm working on, I interviewed the lead developer on a scientific software package today. This software package is mainly used for evolutionary studies, and has a small but devoted following - ~6 developers and ~12 users locally, plus a few dozen users outside of MSU …

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  2. Twill lives!

    One of the advantages of this year's PyCon was that it was (again) held in Chicago, the home town of Leapfrog Online. Since they use twill quite a bit, and were bothered by some of the poor design decisions and bugginess, they were keen to get together with me to …

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  3. Pursuing simplicity

    John Gall apparently said:

    A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked. The inverse proposition also appears to be true: A complex system designed from scratch never works and cannot be made to work. You have to start over, beginning with …
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