MatthewVD writes: The National Hurricane Center reported today that the combined energy and duration of all the storms in the Atlantic basin hurricane season was 30 percent above the average from 1981 to 2010. In the Weather Underground, Jeff Masters blogs that record low levels of arctic ice caused the "Greenland blocking" that pushed Hurricane Sandy west. As Bloomberg Businessweek notes, "it's global warming, stupid."
Thus spake the master programmer:
"When a program is being tested, it is too late to make design changes."
-- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"