Thoughts, poetry, adventures in code...

Designing software

So much of what I do revolves around design, I don't mean the beautiful works of visual art that painters, sculptors and architects bring to our world, I mean the hidden beauty of elegant software, that sweet-spot between achievable and maintainable, that magic place…

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Split-brain

Chemical soaked, I float alone, tendrils extending to the edges of night. Messages, demanding, such endless noise, all signals lost, without my oversight. Within me another, fearful child! I dare not share or confide. So fragile, yet mighty, and full of ideas, I serve…

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First go

I have decided to have a serious go at learning Go. I’ve looked at the language for a while and read a couple of books about it, but now the time has come to get stuck in and code a real live project for myself.

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Debounce

In electronics when you close a switch or connect a pair of wires together, you get a ripple of current that forms as the connection is coming together known as Contact Bounce this bounce or chatter can manifest itself as a number of closely spaced…

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Regress

Synthetic minds grow ever bright, as eclipsing-automation surpasses. We stumble blind into that night, with nary a thought for the masses. We coders code our bright tomorrow, we engineers build our silver bride. But all about us fills with hungry woe, as we gaze…

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