Author: paulmooreparks

Comments on Accelerated C++ Solutions

I can’t begin to express how delighted I am at all of the wonderful comments, suggestions, and corrections that have been coming in on the Accelerated C++ Solutions. I would be updating the pages and replying to the comments more,

Google+ Is Pretty Nice

I finally got on Google+, and so far it’s pretty nice. I’ve got a bunch of invites, and after I let my friends and family get a chance at claiming them I’ll post a link here for the rest of

About the Bizarre Search Results

If you happen to search Google for parkscomputing.com you’ll likely get some hits for strange, spam-sounding articles. These are the result of a wiki hack that went on for some time without my knowledge. I had a C++ wiki site

Olympic Note Passing

A good analogy can often be useful to explain intricate technical details. In an earlier article, “Wrong Fish Food”, I related an analogy that I used to describe a technical issue to a non-technical audience. This article shares an analogy

COMPUTE! Magazine Archives!

I love the Internet! I just found an archive of COMPUTE! magazine, which is the magazine that taught me how to program in the 1980’s. Just recently I was lamenting not keeping every single issue I ever had (which was

I have a wide screen. Let me use it.

Dear web-design people, Please don’t design sites that look like this: Rather, please design sites that look like this: I’m not knocking Herb Sutter, here. I’m pretty sure he’s just using a stock template, but templates that don’t flow to

Wrong Fish Food, or, Communicating Frustration Non-technically

If you’re reading this site, you’ve probably already determined that I’m a geek. A hard-core, dyed-in-the-wool, walks-into-trees-because-he’s-thinking-about-computers kind of geek. My wife and daughters, bless them, are not. Well, my daughters are somewhat nerdy, in a hip kind of way,

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