Shipping Containers Killed London’s Shipping Industry

Software containers have, almost overnight, made traditional piecemeal-deployment processes obsolete in the same way as the physical shipping container did for traditional crater based shipping.

Just because you can write and ship software without using containers, doesn’t mean you should.

Just as we don’t have to chose to ...

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Proportional Voting: An Open Letter to my MP

Dear Kate Hoey,

I am writing in regard to the “Representation of the People (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age)” bill that is being presented by Caroline Lucas on Wednesday. I want to talk about the bill’s second provision: to introduce a proportional voting system.

A proportional voting ...

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B For Brexit

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Our story begins, as these stories often do, with a young, up-and-coming politician. He’s a deeply religious man and a member of the Conservative party. He’s completely single-minded and has no regard for the political process. The more power he attains, the more obvious his zealotry and the ...

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0atman’s Second Rule

Line comments are apologies to your future self.

It’s partly pragmatism:

Whenever you feel the need to comment a block of code, which could even be as little as a single line and make the total code longer then the code it replaces, you should encapsulate it into another ...

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