The Lapidary Lemur

Musings from Brandon Weaver

Sublime Scoping With Rails

Even the most ardent adherent of skinny controllers will find themselves plagued by the ferocious number of filters demanded for any non-trivial search on their models. Given enough attributes, you’ll notice your controller starting to look a little hairy

The Impersonal Interview

It’s been said time and time again, our technical interview process is broken. Lately, it’s become fashionable to attack the interview process, but little seems to be done in regards to it. This is my opinion on the matter.

The Transcendent Turtle

To many, Minecraft was a gateway drug to the world of technology. Redstone was a novel idea that let us experiment with some circuitry, make traps, and in general create more dynamic things. It’s great for the basics, and a lot of fun to work with, but the interesting thing about it is that you’re already starting to program by using it. Why not take it a step further? Computercraft gives you the power to jump into a full programming environment inside Minecraft using Lua.