Embrace bored

Be bored. Be at peace with your thoughts, and let them consume you. Put down your phone, disconnect from social networks. Don’t seek stimulation just for the sake of it  Think about your problems. But don’t dwell on them. Boredom makes you brilliant.  Boredom makes you more creative  Procrastinate. It’s good for you.  Not working … More Embrace bored

De-pluralisation: strategic blinkers

The process of de-pluralisation takes all your existing problems and combines them into one simple manageable problem: “it’s JavaScript”, “it’s Windows”, “it’s the CDO” with a simple manageable solution “kill it”. Like all simple solutions it’s almost always wrong. “People aren’t complying with our data quality. Users keep putting in wrong email addresses.” “The new … More De-pluralisation: strategic blinkers

Rabbit Hole Code

In an attempt to steer my referrer logs away from the HTC Hero, I wanted to get back to something I mentioned on Twitter a while back. I want to talk about rabbit holes in your code. After a while, all code will have at least one rabbit hole in it. You know you’ve found … More Rabbit Hole Code