• Changing the Picture The report below was written in response to Changing the Picture – the conference on storytelling and technology that took place in Berlin’s Babelsberg studios in November 2016.  … Everyone lives in the stories they’re telling themselves. Many of those stories are imagined and told by somebody else and that’s where the one who speaks can have […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments November 24, 2016
  • Software Takes Command A post on Facebook says “there was 9/11, now there is 11/9″.  The scale of disaster is almost comparable: who could have predicted that Donald Trump would become the next president of the US? A recent piece from NiemanLab (a leading think tank on journalism) asks if this election is the turning point for media’s […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments November 9, 2016
  • Branch by Abstraction (or how to quit a bad habit) Branch by abstraction is a technique for making large-scale changes to a system without disrupting its operations. (quitting a bad habit, changing a job, repairing software, etc.) There may be various parts of the system dependent on an old pattern, module, component, one wants to replace. First, an abstraction layer needs to be created. It […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments January 9, 2014
  • Programming Software development is polysingular. The various frameworks and models developed for computer programming are essentially translations of the world’s complexity into electricity and back. Computer languages enable us to realize the same process using multiple possible ways. The basic building blocks of programming are variables (basic building blocks), classes (types of things) and objects (things […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments May 17, 2012