The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Sunday, February 10, 2013

I've been doing this for thirteen years

As I was reading about the expression problem, I couldn't help but think it sounded very familiar. And then it hit me, I wrote about this nine years ago.

This might be another reason why I took some time off—I've already written about a lot of stuff.

Twice this year, I've wanted to write about some topic, only to find I've already written about said topic. For instance, there's this silly series about solving sudoku problems that I've written about before (seriously—I thought this was satire at first, until I realized that this was a serious article by Ron Jeffries, who is a consultant selling this programming methodology).

The second came about because of the alarm clock incident where I was reminded of this weird dream I once had.

It's sometimes hard to come up with new material.

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