Category Archives: Rust

When Agile goes wrong

I just received this message from customer support for a product I pay a subscription for (Oh, why not: this is Todoist.com): Unfortunately we don’t have a roadmap for future features. To stay flexible and add features based on requests, we work on a few options, implement them and then decide what’s next so unfortunately […]

An appeal for correct, capable, future-proof math in nascent programming languages

Let me start by saying that, the math in most programming languages is WRONG.  In most cases, there is little to be done about this, except perhaps tack on some new classes which allow new code to be written to fix it. However, nascent languages, like Rust, which I’ll mainly address here, have an opportunity […]

C++, it’s time to go

I’ve been studying a lot of languages lately, looking for a modern, parallel language which is a deserving successor to C/C++/Python as my main, go-to language for Getting Things Done.  Someone on Reddit was specifically asking why C++ isn’t ideal any more, and I wrote up this response based on my research.  So, I thought […]

Projects, old and new

NOTE: See my GitHub page, for a complete list of public projects. I’ve recently taken a few projects out of storage (literally: the mountpoint is called “storage” :), and posted them on GitHub.  So, I thought I’d take a moment to point out each one.  I’m also going to get into some current projects, which […]