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Friday Wisdom: Theory and Practice

Theory is when you know something, but it doesn’t work. Practice is when something works, but you don’t know why. Programmers combine theory and practice: “nothing works and they don’t know why.” More wisdom next week, Andrew

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Friday Wisdom – Computers and Gravity

What boots up must come down. More wisdom next week, Andrew

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Andrew’s Third Law of Software Development

Bugs detected in a software system can be corrected in these four ways: Fix and do a new release. Tell boss, “It works on my machine.” Tell user, “That’s a network error, retry later.” Document it and call it a … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Fifth Rule of Cybernetics

There is nothing as permanent as a temporary fix.  

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