Today’s post is almost nine hours late thanks to YouTube being uncharacteristically stupid and broken. It normally takes YT about an hour or so to process the video after Josh uploads it. Today it sat there for six hours, doing nothing. Then Josh uploaded it again. Then it took me an hour to watch the twenty-minute episode because I had to keep stopping to let it buffer. It was like watching a video in 2002.
Remarkable! Google seems to have invented a “slow internet”. This suggests an entirely new line of investigation!
The Best of 2011
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2011.
There are two major schools of thought about how you should write software. Here's what they are and why people argue about it.
Marvel's Civil War
Team Cap or Team Iron Man? More importantly, what basis would you use for making that decision?
The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.
Deus Ex and The Treachery of Labels
Deus Ex Mankind Divided was a clumsy, tone-deaf allegory that thought it was clever, and it managed to annoy people of all political stripes.