The Problem With Software: Why Smart Engineers Write Bad Code

I don’t usually read serious books during the summer holidays but in the case, I made an exception. Some quite useful material from a teaching perspective and also if you have been in IT as long as I have, a bit of nostalgia. Recall the debates over goto statements? Tabs versus spaces etc…

On a similar note the video “Turing’s Curse” is also very interesting. It looks back on 30 + years of programming: apparently, there’s nothing new since 1983. 

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