[FoRK] Multicore, async segmented sequential models

Joseph S. Barrera III joe at barrera.org
Fri May 10 10:09:45 PDT 2013


Oh! Another quote with a similar idea (but carrot instead of stick).

Stolen from Joshua W. Burton's sig:

"You can pay farmers not to grow crops, but you cannot pay authors not to write books.  Yet something must be done...."
     -- Anatole France


On 5/9/2013 12:03 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> On 5/9/2013 11:35 AM, Ken Meltsner wrote:
>
> > Yes, it would be nice, but real experience appears to be more 
> valuable than
> > software these days since people often give away the latter.
>
> "At one point a joke made the rounds among the physics community that 
> discoverers of new particles should no longer be given the Nobel 
> prize; they should be heavily fined instead."
>
> (http://www.vectorsite.net/tpqm_15.html)
>
> I think we need to start fining people for developing new languages, 
> databases, frameworks, etc. Especially when they suck.
>
> - Joe
>
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