Vincent Tourraine

Janvier 2022

How 2021’s strangest sci-fi movie explains Matrix Resurrections’ true meaning

Is it really a surprise that a new Matrix film would be polarizing? 18 years after Revolutions, Lana Wachowski returns to the world of the Matrix to make a film that's equal parts sequel, remake, reboot, and statement about who decides the meaning of art.

Computer Science in the Real World: Building a Better Blur

I don't think sorting algorithms are the best introduction to Computer Science. So let's talk through a real world example of speeding up a blurring algorithm. We touch on time complexity ("Big O") and what a quadratic algorithm looks like. Accidentally Quadratic: https://accidentallyquadratic.tumb

How Apple Is Organized for Innovation

Apple is well known for its innovations in hardware, software, and services. Thanks to them, it grew from some 8,000 employees and $7 billion in revenue in 1997, the year Steve Jobs returned, to 137,000 employees and $260 billion in revenue in 2019.

Becoming a Better Writer as a Software Engineer

Writing is an increasingly important skill for engineering leaders. Indeed, poor writing can hamper career progression, above a certain level. Tactics for more clear, more frequent and more confident writing. This article was originally published in The Pragmatic Engineer Newsletter.