The Eternal Novice Trap

Introduction It was the dawn of a new century in the tech world. We’d just survived the great Y2K scare which, for many of us, turned out to be nothing. I spent a memorably pleasant Y2K eve playing board games and sipping champagne at my company’s East Cambridge office, enjoying the company of my co-workers. […]

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Is it just me…

Or has the number of new programming languages been increasing exponentially of late? I don’t just mean the number of new languages being invented, because that’s always been the case, but the number which are actually garnering a fair bit of tech buzz? In the last few months, I’ve heard a LOT about Clojure, Scala, […]

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