My car broke down the other night; I had dinner with a friend, and left the restaurant to find that my car wouldn’t start. I ran back around the building, just in time to see my buddy driving off. Chased him five or six blocks, across the street, up a hill. When I got to the top, he was gone. Walked back to the parking lot, flagged down a helpful passer-by, and tried a jump-start; nothing.
"There are too many languages today, and it would be a good idea to choose just one." Richard Feynman, Nishina Memorial Lecture "The Computing Machines in the Future," Tokyo, Japan, 1985 (from Selected Papers of Richard Feynman) A couple weeks ago, I started thinking about writing a simple blogging framework, and, I guess, a blog? Of course, there is approximately zero need for more blogs, or more software for making blogs–there are plenty of great platforms out there, if all you want to do is write down some thoughts that no one will ever read.