Regardless of how much I knew the material I wanted to present, and the supreme amount of support I had in the room, there’s always something about presenting to a large group that can make you a bit nervous. It was my third or fourth time presenting the same topic, but this time it was […]
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We do short release cycles at Bottle Rocket. Mobile technology has called for smaller code bases, but I don’t think it’s just this industry has this issue. The days of being paid per line of code, or large applications being seen as higher quality, are over. To allow for pivoting product priorities, easier maintenance, and […]
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Whenever I get into a gigantic blowup with my wife, chances are unmet expectations are at the root of the problem. One of us communicated a commitment (intentionally or otherwise) that did not get met. Which, of course, brings up all the other memories of unmet expectations, and before I know it we have spent […]
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