TechWire: Ode to Declan Ganley : ‘I am the very model of a modern major Europhobe’ a la Gilbert and Sullivan. excellent stuff!
(tags: libertas declan-ganley europe eu europhobes politics ireland dodgy gilbert-and-sullivan funny)
How Michael Osinski Helped Build the Bomb That Blew Up Wall Street : ‘Catastrophe, depression, busted banks, forced auctions of entire tracts of houses — the fact that my software, over which I would labor for a decade, facilitated these events is numbing. Is capitalism inherently corrupt? I don’t think the free flow of goods in and of itself is the culprit. No, it’s the complexity masked by thousands of unseen whirring widgets that beguiles people into a sense of power, a feeling of dominion over the future.’
(tags: coding capitalism work politics history programming banking money economics recession crash 2009 finance subprime mortgages complexity wallstreet securities cmo cdo)
http://cpansearch.perl.org/src/FLORA/MooseX-MultiMethods-0.02/t/game.t : Rock-Paper-Scissors-Spock-Lizard implemented using MooseX::MultiMethods (Moose multi-method dispatch). class! (via Marcus Ramberg)
(tags: moose perl modern-perl rps rock-paper-scissors-spock-lizard funny geeky tests dispatch coding)