True story: I once worked on a project where I was told from the outset that “we probably will not use your code”. This was back when I worked at a big defense contractor. There were negotiations under way for an expanded contract that would obviate the work I was doing, if it were signed. […]
One of my favorite Frog and Toad stories goes like this: One day, Frog and Toad make cookies together. Later, as they are scarfing down cookie after delicious cookie, Frog suggests that if they don’t stop eating cookies, they will get sick. Toad agrees.
First of all I want to say I have amazing customers. Like, seriously fantastic customers who go above and beyond to show their appreciation of what I do for a living. I’ve had people cancel their subscriptions because they needed to focus their finances elsewhere, notice that they still had access to some episodes in […]
A meditation on the inadequacies of boolean values.
Once upon a time there was a small but prosperous village. This village had a reputation for being tech-centric. It was populated mainly by enterprise consultants, software architects, and agile coaches. The denizens of the village had grown wealthy and contented from their lucrative careers. And while none of them were bad people, they had a reputation […]