Still Curious, Still Learning

Enjoying life as it is, changing it when I can.

Natural Languages

Summary

  • Natural Languages is the programming effort to understand natural languages (like English) so that software can help interpret information contained in the vast expanses of natural language expressions on the web.

Know Thine App

Summary

This was a “marketing” sell for a new Tilde product: Skylight, a Performance Measurement Utility. The purpose is to give you a tool for rapidly detecting, isolating, and fixing performance hiccups in your application.

DHH Keynote

Summary

  • DHH stays consistent: Rails purpose is to be a big tent but not everything for all people.
  • Web is about HTML. Other frameworks fall away (Silverlight, Flash)
  • Quote from Joel on Software: “Good Software Takes Ten Years.