Monthly Archives: October 2007

Premature Overoptimization

One of the common mistakes I’ve noticed in the engineering is to overoptimize a subcomponent of a system at the expense of the system as a whole. I saw this a lot back in my manufacturing engineering days. You’d get … Continue reading

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Getting my Moon on in Houston

by guest blogger Ken This last week was my first real vacation in I don’t know how long, so I’ve been geeking out down in Houston at the LEAG conference (part of the time) and generally getting my Moon on … Continue reading

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