The Super-Geek Top Ten
December 30, 2008
Let’s end the year on a lighter note. Working in corporate IT is tough enough without another 2000 word essay on architecture or the pop-psychology of a management technique for the holiday period. Recently I’ve been putting together a treatment for a TV documentary on some of the extraordinary computer scientists behind the bodacious awesomeness that powers the best IT today. During some random research I came across a game called “Programming Language Inventor or Serial Killer?”, an amusing di ...
January 01, 2007
Hello and welcome to the site. My name is Julian Browne and I work in the software industry. Or rather, I work for businesses that commonly say things like “we’re not a software company” (to justify why they spend millions with large consultancies or large software packages) when it’s abundantly clear that their commercial livelihood depends on the success of the software that they run. I used to work mostly in software architecture. Whenever I introduced myself as an architect I would immedi ...