a common theme

how to not end up in a mess – or – less is more, nothing is everything. In code, writing and life. What is essential to understand cannot be said, but learned following clues; like: better not look at my finger when I’m pointing to the moon.

In light of this,

I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated. — Anderson’s Law

Seeing technologies rise and fall on planet Wyh Minsky thought:

I can help


simple and fast shortest match text pattern matching
Java dependency injection through code


Outer Space
Galaxy map generation with basic arithmetic
Aladdin Sane meats Ziggy Stardust
Name generation with programming basics
Byte Thimblerigger
byte level performance tricks