Month: March 2015

47 Traitors?

47 Senators' Open Letter to Iran

The Republican party has lost its moral compass. Yesterday, 47 U.S. Republican senators sent an open letter to the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The letter, which was the “brainchild” of freshman senator, Tom Cotton, was designed to undermine…

Recognizing a Software A-team

Software A-Team

I just read a thoughtful article, Revisiting XP: be a thoughtful programmer by exercising more collective ownership. The article discusses various recommendations for building, and being part of, a high-quality, high-performing–and highly-enjoyable–software development team. This is what I call a “software A-team”.…