PART 11: Miscellaneous
These are my selected thoughts I posted previously on Facebook, Twitter, and where appropriate, on LinkedIn.
Strong AI (if it ever exists) does not pose a threat to humanity if designed with defects.
Pattern languages facilitate critical thinking and clear writing in software diagnostics and forensics.
If the software can eat your data, it can vomit it too.
The right question to ask when your program doesn't work is "Please give me a memory dump or trace/log or both". If you can't ask this question, then rethink your diagnostics strategy.
One letter makes a difference: cash dump vs. crash dump.
Windows kernel trivia: RIP results from IRP permutation.
There are numbers you see and instantly feel suspicion.
HIWORD is not 'Hi' ...