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Work on "next-generation television". Prior work includes voice and multimodal user interfaces, database system software, graphical design tools, DSLs, and Y2K auto-correction software.

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comment What is the history of the use of “foo” and “bar” in source code examples?
+1 This is awesome.
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comment What are the things Java got right?
Totally agree switch is almost useless. You can only switch on int, not even an Integer (doesn't auto-unbox). A quarter century ago Cobol-85 added a powerful CASE statement that Java 6 doesn't come close to touching. Pitiful.
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answered What is the history of the use of “foo” and “bar” in source code examples?