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Conway’s

Conway’s Law ” software ends up “shaped like” the organizational structure it’s designed in.”   Advertisements

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Languages, Agile, WebAssembly

Abundance of languages, ruin of Agile re PMs etc i.e. Agile was from techies in the first place but has been co-opted: And finally realizing that Javascript wasn’t meant to be what it’s become:  

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Argot, 31337

Communications of the ACM January 2013 “Lost in Translation” refers to ‘argot’ which leads us to 31337 (leet). Interesting topics -check the respective wikis.

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Peter Neumann

Peter Neumann (Principal Scientist, SRI) via ACM journal mention by Vincent Cerf Lots of fun stuff, and especially the quasi-literary pursuits!

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Kanban

Not just another 6-letter, starting with K, Japanese-origin concept.. (see also Kaizen) From the MSDN newsletter today.. VS update 2 (presumably for VS2012) supports Kanban. Checking the wiki… “… stimulates continuous, incremental and evolutionary changes to your system.” “Sweeping changes … Continue reading

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Windows 8 continuing to be Awesome! Storage Spaces

A couple of years ago I realized that if I had money to spend up-front, I could enhance my storage environment by buying a NAS device.  I researched the products but held off.  I learned that my new powerful Dell … Continue reading

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Windows 8–the best thing

My co-worker asked ‘what’s the best thing about it?’   I’ll try to put it into words. Looks and feels slick; nice to have something new after decade or two of the Windows UI Fast and responsive; cannot overstate that.  Snappy.  … Continue reading

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