In 1987 he wrote the following preserved article about RELAY and here is his obituary. May this early inventor rest in peace.
One thing I've been surprised at is that there isn't a continuation of Logo into CNC --- the closest thing to it I've found is to use a tool such as Asymptote, MetaPost or NodeBox to create a
For that matter, I'd be glad of a programming tool which would directly translate part geometry into tool motion (w/ suitable offsets) --- I hate having a cylinder in OpenSCAD rendered as a triangular mesh and having to process a
Among the most "oversold as a cure" methodologies introduced to business development teams today is Scrum, which is one of several agile approaches to software development and introduced as a way to streamline the process. Scrum has become something of an intractable method, complete with its own holy text, the Manifesto for Agile Software Development , and daily devotions (a.k.a., Scrum meetings).
Although Scrum may have made more sense when it was being developed in the early '90s, much has changed over the years. Startups and businesses have work forces spread over many countries and time zones, making sharing offices more difficult for employees. As our workforce world evolves, our software development methods should evolve, too.
What do you think? Is Scrum still a viable approach to software development, or is it time to make way for a different way of doing things?
I've got a Fujitsu Stylistic ST4121 w/ a daylight viewable display which I had to quit using when Microsoft quit supporting Windows XP, and I haven't been able to find a reasonably priced replacement tablet w/ a real daylight viewable display.
OS/2 for Pens would be perfect for it.
If it's worth hacking on well, it's worth hacking on for money.