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A collection of articles on Software, Software Management and Technology. With a little Self-Development. Opinions expressed here are my own.

Last deployed: 2023-03-26 11:01

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AI: Fear, Facts and The Future

Media excitement about AI has been escalating in the last few months, especially as a threat to jobs. The basic facts being reported may true, but many important contexts and facts are missing, and often the angle is all wrong.

Published at: 2023-03-26

Interview: Nick Jenkins On Lean

Nick Jenkins played a key role in the founding and growth of Mechanical Rock, now a successful cloud company in Australia. While we didn't get to chat much while I worked there, I knew he had a passion for Lean. When I heard he had some upcoming free...

Published at: 2023-03-09

3 Kent Beck Insights That Are Still True

Kent Beck is a bit of a legend for programmers. His 2008 book 'Implementation Patterns', while focussed on Java and Object-Oriented programming, still has some important insights for all programmers to know.

Published at: 2023-02-28

Implementation Patterns (Kent Beck)

Kent Beck's 2008 book tries to examine what makes great code, what patterns are behind Object-Oriented constructs and how to make choices that will benefit the longevity of your software.

Published at: 2023-02-28

4 Lessons from Seneca

Seneca's letters aren't light reading, but they have many important messages written millennia ago which are still relevant today. Here are 4 that I think are worth knowing.

Published at: 2023-02-19

AWS CLI JSON Filtering Part 2: An Advanced Example

Part 2 of learning advanced JSON filtering with JMES and JQ. This post runs through an example of re-structuring output from a CLI SQL query to insert directly into DynamoDB.

Published at: 2023-02-13