articles tagged: development
why politicians make bad mission planners
# space

why politicians make bad mission planners

Politicians want splashy headlines and photo ops with flag-planting moments and that's enough for them. This is exactly why they shouldn't set scientific missions.

an open letter to those who think curiosity was a waste
# space

an open letter to those who think curiosity was a waste

The idea that halting science and exploration until we fix all the world's ills is extremely popular. It's also extremely ignorant and self-sabotaging.

why duke nukem is taking forever
# tech

why duke nukem is taking forever

The team behind Duke Nukem Forever failed to learn the most important lesson of any creative and engineering field: at some point you have to stop designing and building the thing.