Known unknowns

If you haven’t done it before–if you haven’t built something close to this before–then all bets are off. James Hague

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Show your work

Show off your mistakes, your bad code, your misunderstandings to reclaim the idea that programmers are nothing more than human. The Power of Drafts

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John M. Carroll on Tools

New tools, in turn, alter the tasks for which they were designed, indeed alter the situations in which the tasks occur and even the conditions that cause people to want…

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Weird, but not TOO weird

it’s important to be considerate of how many things in your language will be strange for your target audience, because if you put too many strange things in, they won’t…

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