Managed languages like Java and C# try to help us by tracking and freeing our memory for us. Sounds good, but I don’t like it. Maybe my problem is philosophical. To me, it seems you now have a butler quietly following you around cleaning up after you. When you’re done with something, you drop it… Continue reading Who Manages the Managed Language?
From the Google code blog, emphasis mine: In 2005 we launched Google Code to provide a home for our developer and open source programs. Two years, dozens of new products and new programs, and one major redesign later, Google Code is bigger and more dynamic than ever. Two years operating and they’ve redesigned it once… Continue reading Not even Google
Hats off to Google Chicago for hosting today’s Lunch 2.0. Having no idea what to expect (except, um, food), I had to check it out. Free lunch and “no time-share pitch to sit through!” I learned (among other things) that Google has a decent-sized presence in Chicago, a lot of it engineering. If I understand… Continue reading Lunch 2.0 @ Google Chicago