Dragons in the Algorithm
Adventures in Programming
by Michael Chermside

Beginning Ceylon

Cylon

So, this is the second time that I have taken a look at the programming language Ceylon. Ceylon is a language which is currently being sponsored by Red Hat. It fits into the space of languages in the same family with Java, but attempting to build a mondern strongly-typed …

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Posted Sat 27 February 2016 by mcherm in Programming

My Letter to the FCC on Net Neutrality

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Today is the deadline for providing public comment to the FCC on whether to classify broadband communications under Title II -- basically, whether or not to enforce Net Neutrality in a way that works. The following is the letter that I submitted (by email, since the FCC's website for posting comments …

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Posted Tue 15 July 2014 by mcherm in Politics, Technology