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Free Speech, Open Source Software, Closed Source Software and Robbers

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Communication is always something that involves multiple parties. An interrogator may yell something to the person, who is tied up to some chair and is being tortured, and the person being tortured may even do some parroting to answer something back, but it is always the prerogative of a person itself, whether he gives a true …

My 2017_01 Prediction About the American Industrialization Project of the Donald Trump

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His inauguration speech was a beauty, with a small blunder that he can not eradicate the radical you-know-what without imposing one's own way of life on others, because womens' rights, the toleration of LGBT-people, etc. are based of culture and if the people at certain areas of the world do not have that as part of …

R2D2 Complement Number Encoding Format

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R2-D2(archival copy) is a droid from StarWars. William Byrd is a person, who created a video titled Relational Programming in miniKanren by William Byrd, Part 1/2 and as of 2017_01 he is also the owner of the site minikanren.org(archival copy). The encoding format described in this blog post is totally useless from speed optimization point of …

Some Thoughts About Personalized web Search, Episode 0

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As of 2016_10 I do not want to be the idiot, who misses the obvious. Specially at my occupation, software development. I do not need to be aware of the latest developments in the field of software development, because I need to be aware of the technically best solutions and the latest solutions are not always …

Materialistic Wealth Versus Economy, Episode X1

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As the economics is a study of exchange, the materialistic wealth is not the same as economic well-being. Economic well-being is expressed in the availability of the computer-game point-sum called money. Materialistic wealth is expressed in the capability to use materialistic resources. (The capability to use resources assumes the availability of the resources.) You can look …

Yet Another Stupid idea About Business, Episode X1

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That's an everlasting topic and this won't be the last of my posts on that topic, because I'll probably never figure out how to earn huge quantities of money without delivering crap or ripping off my clients in some other way. That limitation might be even called "Philosophy Induced Economic Handicap". After all, look how prosperously …

My Technology Stack in 2016_07 and How I Prefer to Choose it

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Social Process Assessment Based Selection Criteria

Control System Computer Architecture D2

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This blog post is a sequel to a blog post titled "Application Software Encapsulation Idea X1 and a Doomsday Computer Architecture Idea D1". The main difference between the Doomsday Computer Architecture D1 and the Control System Computer Architecture D2 is that the D1 is meant for general purpose computing, where it is OK for the program …

Application Software Encapsulation Idea X1 and a Doomsday Computer Architecture Idea D1

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The background music for this article originates from a movie titled "DREDD".

Yet Another list of Really hard Problems, Episode 0

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OK, I admit that probably I'm just stupid and do not understand the basics that others understand, but I write it out here anyway with a hope that may be someone will send me a comment by e-mail. The thing that as of the writing of this article I'm not capable of wrapping my mind around …

2015_10 "the-best-that-I-know-of" Version of Software Development Methodology

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The main purpose of this article is to simplify job interviews, save time from explaining the same thing all over again in different wordings to different parties. This article is not about software technology, but about the social principles of teamwork at software development projects. The core of the answer is that for naturally curious and …

List of my Dreams that have been Implemented by Others, Episode 0

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About in 2001 I dreamt of a coffee shop, where people can listen to music all the time without ever needing to listen to the same song twice. I did not like, how radio stations repeat the same songs all over again. In 2015 there is mobile internet and YouTube that brings that dream into reality …

Free Software Foundation Stance on Combining GPL, MIT and BSD Licensed Works

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What is Software Good for, Episode 1

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Another way to ask this is, what can be done with software? The motivation for that question is to understand software market a bit better by looking at the same thing throw different views. To answer the question, what can be done with software, one possible first step is to classify software. I have a guess …

Babel Architecture, Version 0

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How it works out, remains to be seen, but the initial plan is that the main() will be written in Ada, because Ada is, supposedly, fast and has built-in concurrency support. This article will probably be changed/updated in the future.

The Basics of the Recruitment of Software Developers, Episode 0

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The targeted audience of this article is human resource personnel, professional head-hunters, agents of recruitment agencies. If You are one of those recruitment agents and You think that You do not have the time to get into details and read some useless, impractical, philosophical, rant of some techno-scum, then You can save Your time by skipping …

Ideas About Next Generation Weaponry, Episode 1

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This article is part of a series of articles that discusses possible advancements of weaponry. The Episode 0 focused mainly on ammunition and propulsion systems of the ammunition. This article, the Episode 1, is mostly about bombs. (Yes, imagine that: a blog post about "how to make a bomb", uuuuuuuuuu ).

The Future of Security Audits, Episode 0

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As software grows larger and larger, there is no chance that people are able to manually audit code. Just like people make syntax mistakes, people make semantics mistakes, mis-design and mis-understand design patterns. It is not possible to manually re-audit huge projects after updates, corrections, "corrections" and refactoring. Nor is it possible to reaudit huge projects …

Floating Flowerpot Prototype 1

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That way the plants do not have to be watered that often. The wooden sticks, which are sold at groceries for serving meat, are to keep the flowerpot from turning upside down, which might happen, because the mass center of the flowerpot is above the water level. Still water and mud is a biologically dangerous combination. …

What are Economists good for, Episode 0

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The short answer is that their main strength is an activity that is denoted with a single word: buy-sell-exchange. It practically means retail shops and banking. If groceries is looked at, then clearly the buy-sell-exchange activity is amiable, honorable, activity that clearly benefits everyone. The same with exchange of other, premanufactured(!!!), simple-to-use, goods like clothing, home …

About Software Development in Companies, Communities and the Academia

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The purpose of this article is to line out some of the software development related peculiarities of the 3 types of institutions.

Link to A Video: DMS

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Well, I'm too shy to say why, but as of May 2013, I find the following video really fascinating: