The Best (and Worst) Java Tools, Frameworks, Libraries etc.

Probably the most unique thing about Java is the wealth of tools, frameworks and libraries available, the majority at low or no cost. The subsequent difficulty for new Java developers is what to learn, what to use, and what to avoid. Although this type of list can degenerate into a religious argument hopefully the reasons… Continue reading The Best (and Worst) Java Tools, Frameworks, Libraries etc.

Where Intuitive Understanding Requires the Addition of Thinking Well

Intuitive understanding often has a significant advantage over logical, subjective thinking. This is simply because intuitive understanding involves the whole self, with all its complexity, and is therefore far more capable of understanding similarly complex systems. Attempting to understand a system as complex, for instance, as a country’s economy, with the aid of logic and… Continue reading Where Intuitive Understanding Requires the Addition of Thinking Well