At Slate Magazine. I wish I had an editor like this.
Over at The Atlantic, Molly Ball interviews the recently resigned Rep. Steve LaTourette (R) about the House Republicans. Includes a few gems, such as:
This is what I'm talking about: These guys are OK when it comes to ideology and dogma, but they don't have a clue how to participate in the legislative process.
I'm sure they have a certain ideology, but if the purpose of the place is to govern — if your ideology is you don't believe in governing, I can't say anything to that. But if you want a smaller, more responsible government, you have to go for the achievable.
And don't miss the closer.
Fantastic story by Ken Liu, over at Lightspeed Magazine (and featured in the second edition of JJA's "Brave New Worlds").
At JLOUIS Ramblings. tl;dr: Intentionally fail requests a small percentage of the time to force downstream API consumers to write error-handling code. Sadistically genius? or just clever?
Part one in a series by Paul Umbers, wherein he builds a REST Service in Clojure and shares the process and results. ("…mistakes & all.") I enjoyed this one, and its follow-up.