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Blog Archive for jimothy during December 2003

There ain't no rules around here. We're trying to accomplish something! --Thomas Alvo Edison If you've ever been thrust onto a project already in progress, you've no doubt gone through a few different phases. No, I'm not talking about project phases, such as design, develop, test, etc. I'm talking about the personal phases that you, as an idividual developer, go through. When you're new to...
As I drove to work one particularly foggy morning, I listened to a National Public Radio report about research done on fruit flies. A scientist believes he had isolated the gene that not only affects whether the flies are better adapted to cold or hot weather, but also their mating compatibility. The cold weather flies mate with each other, while the same warm whether flies stick together....