Thought Leaders with Clay Shirky. Richard Lipton’s Gödel’s Lost Letter and P=NP is the best blog you and I will never read.
(Sample sentence: “The structure of a univariate polynomial is strongly determined by its Galois Group.”) Lipton is a computer scientist at Georgia Tech, and the dean of bloggers writing about P=NP. The P=NP question, ridiculously simplified, is that some problems are easy for computers to handle (these are called P), while others are hard (NP), but no one knows if NP problems are fundamentally different from P problems or not. Kenyan Pundit. Fetus Business. No, It's Not A Pun Anymore. This Is A Blog For Fetuses. DEAL. Rough Type: Nicholas Carr's Blog. Marginal Revolution. Whimsley. Gödel’s Lost Letter and P=NP. Blog - baratunde.com. Irshad Manji blog and official website » home. …My heart’s in Accra.
Danah boyd. Most people who don’t code don’t appreciate how hard it is to do right.Plenty of developers are perfectly functional, but to watch a master weave code into silken beauty is utterly inspiring.
Unfortunately, most of the code that underpins the tools that we use on a daily basis isn’t so pretty. There isa lot of digital duct tape. CC BY-NC 2.0-licensed photo by Dino Latoga.