The tools I use in software development.
The underrated underdog of ruby testing frameworks. Minitest is surprisingly flexible and powerful.
My first programming language (well, after BASIC but that was a very long time ago...)
The web development framework much-loved by startups for medium-scale web apps.
The easily-published, ubiquitous Swiss Army knife of programming languages.
The place to collaborate and deploy programming projects. Sharing is caring.
An insane amount of answers and tips on coding methodology.
My choice of source-code editors. Highly customizable and fast.
You don't email, text, or message programmers - you "slack" them.
Some interesting articles on philosophy, technology, and their intersection.
Privacy and Information Technology Standford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Protecting One's Own Privacy in a Big Data Economy Anita L. Allen, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
The End of Privacy Kenneth Taylor, Stanford University
Intellectual Property Standford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Did You Say “Intellectual Property”? It's a Seductive Mirage Richard M. Stallman, GNU.org
Against Intellectual Property Brian Martin, University of Wollongong Australia
The biggest lie tech people tell themselves — and the rest of us Rose Eveleth, Vox
How Aristotle Created the Computer Chris Dixon, The Atlantic
An Aristotelian Understanding of Object-Oriented Programming (PDF) Rayside & Campbell, University of Waterloo
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with that of which we are ignorant.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
Alice came to a fork in the road. "Which road do I take?" Cheshire Cat:"Where do you want to go?" "I don't know." "Then, it doesn't matter."
It is vain to do with more what can be done with fewer.
The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.
The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
In fact, when you get right down to it, almost every explanation Man came up with for *anything* until about 1926 was stupid.
You can't prove by reason that an argument is hilarious.
Before enlightenment - chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment - chop wood, carry water.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Me and Laura
Deutsches Museum in Munich
Wine Cellar in Rioja, Spain