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Why Is Plant Design So Darned Difficult?

plantdesign_processflowdiagram

I can’t believe we made something like this… and I can’t explain what it all means three years later.

#1 Plant Design is… unexpected.

Unlike calculus, terror professors, and thesis writing, Plant Design is not a subject people love to joke … Read full post →

People Are Horrible, Life Sucks, We’re All Going To Die

Or you could just turn off the TV.

If you watch the news or read the headlines, this is the subliminal message you’re going to get:

People are hidden thieves, rapists, and murderers. The government sucks, our infrastructures are crap, our neighboring countries are bullies and everyone hates us…

On and on in an endless stream of depressing … Read full post →

Who Loses In DepEd’s New Curriculum?

The grade 1 and 2 students?

Why? Because they will be “losing out” on how much fun science is?

This is how science was taught in my school:

The teacher tapes sheets of manila papers full of terms and definitions to the board.
The students scramble for their pencils and start a mad race to see who can finish … Read full post →

What to do about programmers who don’t read code?

Please suggest a fitting punishment.

And while you’re embracing your inner Sith, allow me to wake your bloodlust by exaggerating how these people are slowly taking over the planet.

Why programmers who don’t read code are bad for your health

Programmers who are too lazy to read others’ code won’t come to learn the difference between good and … Read full post →

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