Everyday Problem Solvers
Monthly Archives: June 2012
June 19, 2012Posted by on
Well I must say that I always enjoyed interviewing candidates, and there’s quite some time that i don’t do it. I like it so much because everytime I open that interview door I see the chance to meet someone that will impress me (and it’s sad to say that some don’t even try) even though they rarely do. Read more of this post
June 17, 2012Posted by on
Last sunday I watched The Avengers (awesome movie by-the-way, Kudos to everyone involved) and yes The Hulk is awesome, Scarlett Johansson is hot and Thor does have a mighty hammer, yes, but my favorite character is not a human, it’s a software, and it’s know by “Jarvis”. In fact what I like most about Iron Man movies is not the plot, or characters or Robert Downey Jr. What I like most is the tech, specifically Jarvis. Read more of this post
June 12, 2012Posted by on
I will not lie: I always had a beef with literature and non technical text interpretation. Dont get me wrong: I’ve never misunderstood a math problem text, or a chemestry-phisycs one, but when the literature teacher would say that the poem was about the solitude and the seek of self I was always like “WTF?!? where did she took that from?!? this poem is about a man who enjoys long walks in the desert!!!”. Some say that I might be a little too literal and stuff, and I disagree! I’m practical, rational, precise, objective and I belive that if you want to tell the world about “solitude and seek of self” you should do it clearly and precisely, and not by writing a 200 foot long poem that tells the story about a man walking in a desert.
And yet no one expect to find something like this on poems:
Roses are red
Violets are blue
// Here I’ll define the meaning of life
I don’t live for myself
// And now a recursive definition of life
I live for you
I know, very Shakespeare-like… The point is: Why should a programmer write comments on his own code?!? If something was very hard to figure out and program, it should be very hard to understand and maintain! Right?!?