I probably should be doing other things (engineering..?) but I spent my evening reading this one: Are We Really Engineers?.
I feel the same way: My love-hate affair with technology. And my Raspberry Pis (both of them) auto-update too.
Via HN today some measured discussion about software testing: We need to talk about testing.
This via HN today: Planning & estimating large-scale software projects.
There’s a good article about the software crisis over on Wikipedia.
Today via Lobsters: Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to extend. I think I like programmingisterrible.com.
Today via HN: Book Review: A Philosophy of Software Design.
This on r/programming today: How to Deal with Difficult People on Software Projects.
A really excellent article: On navigating a large codebase, about how to read software.