Tag Archives: engineering

It’s All About the White Rats

No, this is not about “White Hats” – security hackers who try to break into systems in order to strengthen them, as opposed to “Black Hats” – but really about what we can learn from white rats. In the last few weeks, I … Continue reading

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Engineer Your Core, But Only Your Core

When do you buy? When do you build? This question of “buy vs. build” is at the heart of many a debate in companies, not only inside engineering teams, but between engineering, product management and executives. Fact #1: Engineering is Hard Engineering … Continue reading

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Software Engineering and Human Nature

This morning, Adrian Colyer posted his morning paper on a “functional programming.” Most readers  of this blog are not deep into different programming paradigms, so I will give a very short layman’s overview here. For those who are comfortable, jump ahead … Continue reading

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