How The Modern Synthesis Tackles Blurgs

If we’re living now and always have been in the Age of Blurgs, then our strategy might change accordingly. Before I go to some ideas from the modern we got "The Age of Blurgs", and we got "Blurgs: Try Harder Won’t Work". We need some better ideas, and the modern synthesis has some. Today I want to focus tightly on…
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Blurgs: Try Harder Won’t Work

If we’re living now and always have been in the Age of Blurgs, then our strategy might change accordingly. Before I go to some ideas from the modern synthesis that are targeted at blurgs & blurging, tho, I want to point at one thing that won’t work, and why. What won’t work is "try harder", and why it won’t work…
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The Age Of Blurgs

Let’s define blurgs. A ‘blurg’ is an event where a programmer understanding of "what my code does" is not "what my code does". Blurgs are an everyday part of programming, of course. We are more often "interim" than at a sign-off point. But I mean to restrict for this conversation the idea of a blurg to being a programmer-program disconnect…
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