Back from the Moon, Apollo Astronauts Had to Go Through Customs

Today commemorates 50 years since the moon landing. That means I’m officially half a century old! Not that I remember it, but on that day in July, I was in a baby bassinet watching Armstrong and Aldrin taking their historic steps. Apparently on their return to Hawaii they filled out a customs declaration. It was […]

If programming languages were religions

C would be Judaism – it’s old and restrictive, but most of the world is familiar with its laws and respects them. The catch is, you can’t convert into it – you’re either into it from the start, or you will think that it’s insanity. Also, when things go wrong, many people are willing to […]