TITLE: One of Those Weeks AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford DATE: March 30, 2007 12:06 PM DESC: ----- BODY:
I honestly feel like my best work is still ahead of me.
I'm just not sure I can catch up to it.
I owe this gem, which pretty much sums up how I have felt all week, to comedian Drew Hastings, courtesy of the often bawdy but, to my tastes, always funny Bob and Tom Show. Hastings is nearly a decade older than I, but I think we all have this sense sooner or later. Let's hope it passes! I owe you some computing content, so here is an interview with Fran Allen, who recently received the 2006 Turing Award. She challenges us to recruit women more effectively ("Could the problem be us?") and to help our programming languages and compilers catch up with advances in supercomputing ("Only the bold should apply!") -----