Peterhal – Last day at Microsoft

I’ve been promising myself an extended vacation for a long time now, but working at Microsoft has been so much fun I’ve kept postponing it. Well, this is it – my last day at Microsoft.   Feel free to email me at ‘hotweird’ at hotmail.


What Makes a Good Programmer?

I just read two salon articles about Scott Rosenberg’s new book Dreaming in Code. His thesis is that “programing is hard” and uses the experiences of the development of the Chandler project to frame the discussion. Scott identifies a common problem in large software development – inconsistent terminology use across the software development team. At the…