Sales demos – the best way to test an application?

Recent experiences with Murphys Law during high-stress situations have proved to be oddly reassuring. Weve been working very hard on the Alternative Worlds package recently – hence the shortage of blog entries. After first exposing Alternative Worlds to the world a couple of months ago, weve built in some operations that streamline and simplify the…

Programming Collective Intelligence

I recently bought a really interesting book which opens up some new horizons for the ordinary programmer. We are living in an exciting period: an intellectual version of the great ages of exploration, when ordinary seamen from Devon could sail off in simple wooden boats to find or colonise whole new worlds. Someone kindly gave…