Dave Winer has a great aspiration for programmers to engage with long-projects that involve a teaching role.
I’ve been travelling with my trusty (but ageing) eeepc netbook this last week. There’s much to love about it but it’s starting to feel slow in comparison with my other machine. Increasingly when I use the netbook I try to get away with doing things in a ctrl-alt-f1 shell without logging in to the GUI […]
Dave Winer reminds us to help people find our RSS feeds, as it seems that browser-makers are increasingly trying to obscure them from us.. My approach is non-standard, but hopefully conveys the message 🙂  Rather like Steve Jobs trying to hide the file-system, some people love to take away anything that it might actually […]
My Quora answer : Iterative, “test driven”, development. Break your idea down into a number of simple “stories”, each of which describes a single chunk of activity which goes all the way through from the beginning to the end of a user’s experience with the software. Importantly a story is not a traditional “component” … […]