Month: January 2005

beautiful day

it’s sunny and cold. just right for jogging in the woods. did about 3km. it feels good to have the cold fresh air rushing in. Maxwell is right: Motivation comes when you get started. i’ve started cleaning up my olde laptop (4+ years old). there’s no space left on the hard disk. it doesn’t shut …

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managing complexity

The Economist on software development. the problem: 30% of all software projects are cancelled, nearly half come in over budget, 60% are considered failures by the organisations that initiated them, and nine out of ten come in late the solution: better software tools and processes The three big industry trends—lifecycle management, testing and open source—come …

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nothing much

It’s Sunday evening and I can’t think of anything blog-worthy to write. Feel tired and restless. Weather has been unusually warm for January. Yesterday felt a bit like spring. Beautiful sunshine and about 15 degrees warm. For those of you that are waiting for snow, here’s a snow photo I took 3 weeks ago: or …

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