Humble programmer, this time for real

Sometimes even the most skilled programmer like me lose their humbleness and blame the compiler. Luckily for him (or her) reality is ready the put them back at their places. This is what happened to me today. It was afternoon and after some thick coding with containers and containers of containers I was rather tired,
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Don’t fear, it’s only C++

One thing I’m sure about C++ is that it had a troubled history. It sprang to life in mid 80s as a C with classes, a language aimed to bring the then new object oriented paradigm to C programmers. The standardization was far ahead, but the language when arrived to the first programmers outside AT&T
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Secrets, Lies, and Democracy (Real Story)

This is the first book by Chomsky I read. To be precise this is a collection of Chomsky’s answers in a radio talkshow to listeners’ questions. From this answers you get Chomsky’s interpretation of the last century facts. You may not agree, nonetheless his interpretation is very fitting. Definitively a worth reading. What I didn’t
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The Art of Unix Programming

(This book is also available for free here). The Art of Unix Programming is about Unix culture and about old-style Unix programmers approach to design and interface their application. It is not, strictly speaking about programming (nor about art), but the title correctly propose the idea of a balanced approach based on good instincts and
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