Learning How Things Work

As an engineer, I've always been interested in how things work. Here I reflect on how I got that way and what I've done to propagate the learning tradition.

Sputnik Childhood

science fair

a shop of my own

amazing radio


Hacker Culture

welcoming kids to computing

something out of nothing


computer as communicator


computer graphics

system time

Design for Community

king of procsy macros

why throw files away?

yearning to write? start reading


Let Engineers Work


thompson & richie on unix contributions

what's wrong with pl/1 and ada?

what's wrong with the 432?

what's wrong with planning?