Friday, July 31, 2009

The end of the scientific pier

"We've entered into this very difficult space. Where we have learned enough to know that we know much less than we thought."
--Robert Krulwich, After Life, Radio Lab, WNYC

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Perl, Catalyst: $100M in sales this year

If I'm reading this spreadsheet correctly, it appears our $work website is on pace to book just shy of $100 million this year. Thanks Linux, GNU, Apache, Perl, CPAN!

Open source: A cast of thousands paying my mortgage, one patch at a time. I'm glad I can pitch in in small ways too! :)

Friday, July 17, 2009

Chiselling chunks off of BioPerl

There's been renewed conversation about breaking BioPerl up into smaller distributions. I'm trying to help, citing the Catalyst development model as an example of how the world could be better.

For some values of 'better'. -grin-