Make Web, Not War: An Open Letter to Reps Royce and Sanchez

Mark Stouffer

1/3/2012
We try not to get too political at the Fullertonian, but when politicians take a crack at the very systems and principles on which this publication is founded it is hard (and pointless) to stay neutral. We don’t believe you have to be disconnected to be objective.  The Stop Online Piracy Act sounds from its label like it will just stop software pirates. But judging a new law by it’s label can b

Puzzle-code

Mark Stouffer

8/12/2010
Computer programmers are sometimes viewed as nerds. It is dawning on me that some of the other people called nerds in high-school, the puzzle people, the people who loved puzzles and maybe were on the chess team, may have moved into the programming profession. Perhaps they found an affinity with their programmer friends. The problem is that user interfaces should not be puzzles. It often seems t