Some reasons to measure

made by impostor, submitted by Mai
A thoughtful blog post on the value of measuring vs. building.

Against essential and accidental complexity

made by impostor, submitted by davidbalbert
Dan deconstructs Fred Brooks's assertions about accidental and essential complexity from No Silver Bullet in a way that only Dan can.

Files are fraught with peril

made by impostor, submitted by davidbalbert
It turns out that reading and writing to files is complicated.

Computer latency: 1977-2017

made by impostor, submitted by davidbalbert
A review of the last 30 years of computer input latency. Computers are getting faster, but latency keeps growing.