Very interesting round up of all the simple math needed to run a services business selling “hours”. (via My New Startup is Wasting $35,550/month | Forever Jobless )
The Universal Scalability Law (USL) (via How to Quantify Scalability )
Ruby Conf 12 – Y Not: Adventures in Functional Programming by Jim Weirich (by Confreaks) One of the deepest mysteries in the functional programming world is the Y-Combinator. Many have heard of it, but few have mastered its mysteries. Although fairly useless in real world software, understanding how the Y-Combinator works and why it is important gives the student an important insight into the nature of functional programming.
Brad Ellis – Çingleton 2012 (by Çingleton) Team self-assessment skills… quite complementary, no? 🙂 https://www.dropbox.com/s/2uuyynyaemxxtlm/hugo.png https://www.dropbox.com/s/1jx0hi5s99st8a0/susy.png
What Every Computer Scientist Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic Floating-point arithmetic is considered an esoteric subject by many people. This is rather surprising because floating-point is ubiquitous in computer systems. Almost every language has a floating-point datatype; computers from PCs to supercomputers have floating-point accelerators; most compilers will be called upon to compile floating-point algorithms from time to time; and virtually every operating system must respond to floating-point exceptions such as overflow....