Monthly Archives: February 2011

Everything about nothing

There’s a long-running joke that the process of getting a PhD requires that you know more and more about less and less, until eventually you know everything about nothing. When I was in CS grad school, some of my fellow … Continue reading

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This is progress?

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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“On the Internet” – not good enough

The more things change, the more they stay the same (YouTube video) Some years ago, there was a running joke on Slashdot that all you needed to do to get a bogus patent was to take something that people have … Continue reading

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