Issue 2024-W14

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This week has been about SQL and relational algebra, array languages and spreadsheets, a study on retry methods and a paper on impact of working from home.

# Unexplanations: sql is syntactic sugar for relational algebra

An article showcasing why SQL does not really translate to relational algebra.

# Array languages vs. the curse of the spreadsheet

An article reflecting on the trade-offs of spreadsheets by comparing them to array languages.

# An interactive study of common retry methods

An interactive tutorial on software architecture for handling failed requests.

# The impact of working from home on the success of Scrum projects: A multi-method study

A paper on the research about whether Scrum practices affect project success while working from home during the lockdown period.