Social media thoughts

OK, I admit it, I spend too much time sharing lolcats and not enough time writing new material. I use, if that is an appropriate term, Twitter and Facebook among other things. (Other social media networks are available.) I notice that last time I talked about integrating social media (on this blog)…

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How difficult is it to master a programming language?

Mastering a programming lanaguage depends on a number of factors, including previous experience. But what does it mean to master a programming language?

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Programming Language of the Month: Assembly Language

Kicking off a series of thoughts on programming languages.
Assembly language is slightly higher level than the raw 0’s and 1’s of machine code- there is the immediacy of cause-and-effect: write an instruction to set a bit on an output port and you can see the instruction being executed.

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