Archive for January, 2010

…I can not think of a more arbitrary and invidious discrimination than that found here…This court failed in its responsibility to protect the marginalized against the assumptions and prejudices of the majority because the majority of this very court is so entrenched in those assumptions and prejuidices.


Since President Clinton signed Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, 800 specialists have been kicked out of the service, including 323 linguists of whom 55 specialized in Arabic. This witch hunt has cost us $1.2 billion in investigation fees, and has drained the service of what many generals have said in sworn testimony are irreplaceably fine soldiers

…I recommend Clean Code without reservation to those who are not yet convinced they know all that can be known about creating great software.