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The Mythical Man-Month: Why Large Projects Fail

I just finished reading the anniversary edition of The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks Jr., a classic on the difficulties of project management in the software engineering industry. It's one of those great books that … Continue reading

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Microsoft Patch Causing Blue Screen of Death

This beset a few people I know: KB977165 (aka MS10-015) is causing some people to get the blue screen of death. A solution for some, which did not work for me: http://www.krebsonsecurity.com/2010/02/new-patches-cause-bsod-for-some-windows-xp-users/ Edit: Microsoft has withdrawn the patch for now. … Continue reading

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