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Be the Worst

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Another Todd McFarlane video for you. It’s a great discussion on being an artist (and hey I think being a Software Developer is like being an Artist). In the video, McFarlane makes a point to those starting out try to not emulate the BEST but rather emulate the WORST and it’s for one simple reason. If you can look at the WORST, find a way to do it better then them, then you are...

We STILL don't want to write it down.

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After all this time. After all these methodologies. After all these books. After all these meetings. We still don’t want to do the simplest of tasks to convey and idea from one person to the other. We still don’t want to write it down. I’m not sure if it’s because we’re rushed, we don’t want to, the methodology told us we didn’t have to or it’s...

One Word

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That is what it came down to… one word that ended… well it ended a writing streak that lasted 240 days. A streak where I turned in pages every day writing about anything and everything, some with focus, some without but all of it with a purpose. The goal is to write a minimum set of words day each to get the streak going. I got up to 240 (ish) days and then missed out on it by one...

But in what Format?

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When the format is more important than the content of what we are creating, we have started down a path that is hard to recover from. It’s hard to recover because the writer worries more about the look than the content because that is what they have learned they will be judged on first before anything else. As the adage goes, Content is the King (and the Queen, and the rook, and the bishop...

Late Game Solutions

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When you’ve committed to a solution and are midway through the project, you’re in, there is no out (unless it is so bad that everyone is throwing up their hands, toss keyboards over their walls and generally ready to storm the cloud in the hopes of pulling it down). But you’re not there, you’re working with a solution that might not be perfect but it’s 90% of what...

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