Often, you will be told programming languages do not matter much. It is a pretty general rule that people arguing language does not matter are simply trying...Bertrand Meyer From BLOG@CACM | April 15, 2014 at 08:58 PM
Publication is about helping the advancement of humankind. Let us take this basis for granted and look at the other, possibly less glamorous aspects. Publication...Bertrand Meyer From BLOG@CACM | September 24, 2011 at 10:52 AM
“Break through!” clamor the funding agencies, which scorn “incremental” research. Sure, every human being needs hype; in truth, though, almost all research—good...Bertrand Meyer From BLOG@CACM | June 13, 2011 at 02:46 AM
Detailed data collection at ETH Zurich over eight years shows what entering computer science students already know in computer usage and programming.
Bertrand Meyer From BLOG@CACM | January 25, 2011 at 09:01 AM
There is one proven way to improve the state of software, following the the airline industry's spectacular improvements of safety. The IT industry ignores it. Why...Bertrand Meyer From BLOG@CACM | January 13, 2011 at 01:53 PM
There is a simple way to make refereeing better, almost overnight. It takes a bit of courage, but it would restore honesty and quality to the process.Bertrand Meyer From BLOG@CACM | October 20, 2010 at 09:21 PM