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Posts

  1. 03.07.2022
    The Unpreparedness Apology
    To beautifully say, "I'm sorry, I wasn't prepared."

  2. 20.06.2022
    Cultists of Science
    Keep not to discovered untruths - cast them into fire.

  3. 18.06.2022
    Strangling Deeds
    Deeds live on, akin to children.

  4. 15.06.2022
    Prepackaged Thought Cassettes
    Think. If you don't, someone will, for you.

  5. 11.06.2022
    大蛇に嫁いだ娘 - The Girl Married to the Giant Serpent
    A slice-of-life romance between a young bride and a gigantic snake.

  6. 11.06.2022
    Salted Correspondences
    Let stones lie as they were.

  7. 11.06.2022
    Vampiric Pathology
    Supernatural dissections and dissectees.

  8. 10.06.2022
    Teach Thy Tongue to Say: 'I Do Not Know'
    Judgments as opinions, and wisdom upon the uncertainty of opinions.

  9. 08.06.2022
    Counsel vs Client Perspectives
    Advising fairness, and discouraging clients from litigation.

  10. 06.06.2022
    To Teach or To Paint
    A common plight one faces as a craftsman.

  11. 30.04.2022
    Masters of A Fraction of A Dot
    When be you so consumed with winning, above all else.

  12. 10.07.2021
    Plants Are Maths
    Cauliflowers grow mathematically.

  13. 04.07.2021
    Learning D3 with P5/Processing
    I know D3, and wonder if I should learn P5/Processing too.

  14. 03.07.2021
    Learning Forever
    Learning ad infinitum, notwithstanding tangents, with forever projects.

  15. 07.04.2021
    Harangued Commitments
    One should love the exasperated tone of the bench here.

  16. 23.02.2021
    Counsel Citing Adverse Authorities
    It's rare for counsel to cite adverse authorities.

  17. 29.09.2020
    Rays of Circumstance
    Shining light on circumstantial evidence.

  18. 29.08.2020
    Magnum Norvig
    The opus of clarity.

  19. 25.08.2020
    Hamstrung Limitations
    The modern programming workforce, conventions, and the freedom to apply abstractions.

  20. 25.08.2020
    Triple Buffered Painters
    Useful metaphor for buffering/rendering/switching canvases.

  21. 22.08.2020
    Decoding Code Specimens
    Dissect code like 18th century scientists do their biological specimens.

  22. 13.08.2020
    Twitter Inspires Carmack
    Get raged, or get inspired.

  23. 13.08.2020
    Consenting Pythonic Adults
    Do it Pythonically, preferably.

  24. 04.06.2020
    Music and Neural Pathways
    Musical memory can trigger motor neural paths.

  25. 04.06.2020
    A Traveling Minstrel's Piano
    Portable note-making.

  26. 20.05.2020
    A Programmer & His Mechanical Friend
    Harder isn't necessarily better.

  27. 14.03.2020
    Sheets for People
    Roll up the sheets.

  28. 05.03.2020
    The Artificers' Duty of Care
    An admonishment to professionals who issue statements with abandon.

  29. 13.02.2020
    The Code Language Lawyers
    Debating code of code.

  30. 05.02.2020
    Nostalgic Raging Streets
    Streets of Rage 4 hits home, and it hits hard.

  31. 29.01.2020
    Code & Shame
    Be critical with your code, and sometimes yourself.

  32. 14.01.2020
    Third Time's A Charm
    Strive for two, but best make time for three.

  33. 10.01.2020
    Learned Lumber
    You learn what you read and remember, not what you buy.

  34. 23.06.2019
    Mood-Clustered Compositions
    Why classification based on moods makes sense.

  35. 31.12.2018
    Why Plain Text
    Excellent justifications for use of plain text.

  36. 30.12.2018
    Castles and Air
    A clay of code made of thought-stuff.

  37. 14.12.2018
    Recursion, Succinctly Put
    The rules of recursion.

  38. 23.08.2018
    Nostalgic Non-Memories
    Pining over something that never happened, thanks to musical stimuli.

  39. 23.08.2018
    Darwin's Details
    Science (and the devil) is in the details.

  40. 21.08.2018
    Roses as Time
    The withering of roses, the ephemerality of time.

  41. 19.08.2018
    The Brain-Attic
    Mise en place: in vogue (potentially) since 1887.

  42. 19.08.2018
    Saunter Not
    Ne'er a time for sauntering.

  43. 04.01.2018
    Java Almost Requires An IDE
    An IDE as an-almost compulsory requirement is not a desirable language trait.

  44. 02.01.2018
    Genuinely Technical Modesty
    Humility in the face of proven expertise.

  45. 17.12.2017
    To Know C
    Those who know C, and those who actually don't.

  46. 16.12.2017
    Sketch, Draft, Craft
    Whatever your art (digital or analogue), we all experiment.

  47. 15.12.2017
    The Python Paradox
    The programmer who gets the better job learn the things they don't need for it.

  48. 15.12.2017
    The Breakings of Julia
    The low-level diving tinkerability of Julia.

  49. 12.12.2017
    Innocent Until Proven Guilty
    On the need to prove guilt, and of being innocent until proven otherwise.

  50. 07.12.2017
    A Reputation Without Oil
    Advocates known to be frank, honest and sound.

  51. 03.12.2017
    Declarative, Imperative, Functional Sandwiches
    Programming paradigms and sandwiches.

  52. 03.01.2017
    Debugging: Twice As Hard As Writing Code
    'Twice' is probably an underestimation.

  53. 09.07.2016
    The Lawgiving Coder
    Coders as creators of universes and law.

  54. 03.01.2016
    Creators And Their Gems (Polished or Otherwise)
    Not all work will turn out gems.

  55. 28.09.2015
    Mocking the Law - Excessive Judicial Discretion
    When judges should be chastised.

  56. 23.07.2015
    The Line Between Gifts and Bribes
    Gifts and bribes in Malaysia - the difference/similarity.

  57. 22.07.2015
    Fair Judges of Fair Play
    If only most litigants leave court satisfied.

  58. 20.06.2015
    Mike Tyson on (His) Lawyers
    As a lawyer, become your client.

  59. 15.06.2015
    Supposedly Cultivated Tastes
    The condescending and insecure feel superior by rejecting what others like.

  60. 12.06.2015
    He Conquers Who Endures
    The meaning/usage of 'vincit qui patitur'.

  61. 31.05.2015
    Judges Should Not Fear Criticism
    They should welcome it.

  62. 17.12.2014
    午・午年
    Horse years.

  63. 18.07.2014
    Keep Learning Songs
    Learn songs like a starving man at an all-you-can-eat buffet.

  64. 05.07.2014
    Jack Hamm on (Artistic) Practice
    On the virtues of practice (and of what/how to).

  65. 03.01.2014
    Write With Vigour
    Write, cut, write, cut.

  66. 29.11.2013
    美しい - Beautifully Woolly
    Love for sheeps make beauty.

  67. 29.11.2013
    勉強 - Straining Studious Strength
    Pushing through learning.

  68. 29.11.2013
    ガラケー Garakei Evolution
    The Galápagos keitai.

  69. 28.11.2013
    ケチ - Scroogean Niggardliness
    Parsimonious misers.

  70. 11.11.2013
    下戸 - Lower House
    Of houses, families and drinking inclinations.

  71. 03.07.2013
    Craft Versus Discipline
    The difference between crafts and disciplines.

  72. 04.07.2012
    When To Not Use Data Structures/Algorithms
    Just because you can, doesn't mean you have to.

  73. 25.09.2010
    汗牛充棟
    Books which make oxen sweat, and which touch ceilings.

  74. 28.08.2010
    身から出た錆
    Of rusty swords and personal fault.

  75. 26.08.2010
    Cry of god - of thunder and gods who wear loincloths made from tiger skin.

  76. 20.08.2010
    堰かれて募る恋の情
    Love laughs at locksmiths.

  77. 16.08.2010
    Lost Nuances in 'Ivan the Terrible'
    In Japanese: 'Ivan the Thunder Emperor'.

  78. 15.08.2010
    海老
    Old People of the Sea

  79. 14.08.2010
    豹変
    A panther's change.

  80. 14.08.2010
    百花繚乱
    A hundred flowers blossom riotously.

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