Evolvability

For extremely profitable price/quality ratios, aim to ”’maximize evolvability”’ for all stakeholders by: minimizing the efforts to develop, release and maintain your product; maximizing scalability; maximizing innovation to happen elsewhere—make it open source and use Crowdsourcing Directory; maximizing adopting & setting open standards for quality, processes and technology. using a tolerant development process; being open […]

ScriptCloud for your tag cloud

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ZFS on a laptop

[http://blogs.sun.com/erickustarz/ Eric Kustarz]’s excellent point in favour of using [http://blogs.sun.com/erickustarz/entry/zfs_on_a_laptop ZFS for your laptop] to create a ”’extremely reliable store for all your personal data”’. Sun Microsystems is really making a change here. Wish for ZFS to become abuntantly ubiquitous. Next: swap a disk a day with your friend to have a copy of your […]

Innovation and Agility

Jim Highsmith on [http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CutterConsortiumEnterpriseSuite/~3/127107226/apm070621.html Innovation and Agility]: I have always maintained that one characteristic of a good agile leader is the ability to balance: up-front planning with on-going planning, early architecture with evolutionary architecture, and innovation with efficiency. It is a difficult balancing act. If CEOs can’t seem to get the balancing right, how can […]

Check this out: cool Mac software from Amsterdam

[http://www.checkoutapp.com/ ] [http://www.versionsapp.com/ ] Via [http://developer.apple.com/business/macmarket/checkout.html Apple Developer Connection]: :The team of young developers at Amsterdam-based Madebysofa were frustrated as customers of a difficult point-of-sale (POS) application and a shortage of usable and affordable alternatives. So they decided to turn a problem into an opportunity, and set out to create their own application that worked […]

DocBook – FrameMaker – MediaWiki – DocBook

To my former creative colleague, while at Sun Microsystems, Wilfred Springer, now at TomTom. Hi Wilfred, Seeing on your blog [http://agilejava.com/blog Distributed Reflections of the Third Kind] that you’re still a [http://agilejava.com/blog/?p=112 big fan of DocBook], allow me to pose a question. I am in the process of writing an extensive pattern language (which I […]

Kwantumcomputer wereldveranderend

Volgens [http://homepages.cwi.nl/~rdewolf/ Ronald de Wolf] van het CWI in een artikel in de Computable nummer 19 van 11 mei 2007, pagina 30 en 31. En zelfs [http://www.kennislink.nl/web/show?id=162552 lekkende qubits geven toch antwoord]… Benieuwd hoe Ronald aankijkt tegen de kombinatie van spiritualiteit en (kwantum-)wetenschap. En helemaal in de context van de enigzins hyperige [Intention Experiments, Law […]

Aarde blog live on Earth Day

Creating a ”’brand new country”’ is a startling endeavour. And today is Earth Day. An excellent day to go public with my passion. I’m giving it my whole heart, soul, and mind. Previously code-named [http://wiki.aardrock.com/LandONE LandONE], I’ve renamed it to ”’Aarde”’. I’ve started the [http://aardsource.org/ Aarde blog]—domainnames aarde.org and aarde.net are already taken, so I’ve […]