Platypus is a very cool program that turns scripts (like Perl, Ruby, or Python) into standalone applications for Mac OS X. I found very little information on how to install Ruby gem dependencies within a Platypus app, so hopefully this post will help. To install a gem dependency in Platypus, follow these steps: 1. Download … [Read more…]
How many generations would it take for an isolated group of ignorant humans, unable to speak or read, to bootstrap themselves and develop these technologies again?
Assessing a programmer’s worth by measuring lines of code per day is like assessing a writer’s worth by measuring number of words per day. Quality counts more than quantity, though both are important.
If your mind is uploaded to a computer and your body dies, do you still exist?
Programming versus trouble-shooting computer problems is like the difference between writing and grading papers.