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Month: March, 2012

practice and belief

This NYTimes blog post scrolled past the other day, a discussion of an article by John Gray. John Gray has this to say: The idea that religions are essentially creeds, lists of propositions that you have to accept, doesn’t come from religion. It’s an inheritance from Greek philosophy, which shaped much of Western Christianity and […]

A few thoughts on open projects, with mention of Scala

Most of my career has been in commercial companies related to open source. I learned to code just out of college at a financial company using Linux. I was at Red Hat from just before the IPO when we were selling T-shirts as a business model, until just before the company joined the S&P500. I […]