Arrington’s not a racist (who’s said that anyway?)… he’s just being dishonest

In his last two blog posts on the subject of the CNN Black In America documentary airing next Sunday, November 13th, Michael Arrington has been running around like a wounded dove claiming people are calling him racist. Let’s get something straight. No one credible or substantive has said that. The fact that Mike can’t discern the complex and important arguments about […]

Graphs: A Better Database Abstraction

I wrote about the power of abstractions in January, but based on some of the recent database discussion I think its time to discuss the subject again. I love abstractions. The essence of the concept of an abstraction is a framework that simplifies how you think about and works in a given domain. Abstractions can be (and often are) […]