Sometimes, we need a fun book to free the stress from long months of work. I was (and still am) in this position with a complex work and different side-projects (like scikits.learn), and I appreciate a book that can bring a smile and some humor.
Did you ever attend an unfruitful meeting? I have. I also prepared such meetings, to my shame. The issue is getting people to communicate and to create during these meetings, and getting the mood to this point is not an easy task.
I didn’t think this could deserve a post, but a friend of mine asked me about how to wrap a C++ class in Fortran, which means wrapping it in C.
I thought of one obvious way, but there is also a typesafe version that should be used.