Things I’ve Been Reading

Parachutes don’t work (NPR) (2018-12-22) – selection bias when conducting studies

If you’re just going to sit there doing nothing, at least do nothing correctly (Raymond Chen) (2024-02-16) – the practice of making inert APIs

The science of cycology: Failures to understand how everyday objects work (2022-03-12) – the average person cannot accurately describe how a bicycle works, including people who use them regularly

Raymond Chen (linked from Joel’s article) on (mis) handling exceptions (2022-03-05)

Joel defends Hungarian Notation and rails against exceptions (2022-03-05)