Archive for October, 2006

No Fluff, Just Stuff tour hit Toronto

Sunday, October 29, 2006

Last weekend I went to the Greater Toronto Software Symposium, part of the No Fluff, Just Stuff tour. It is the first time that they hit Toronto and just to go straight to the point I think it will be a huge success in the years to come. Here are my impressions and my feedback about it.



Japanese centenarians and Maslow

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

I’ve just finished watching a documentary about centenarian japanese people in relation to how the brain works. These people are amazing, they keep their brain and their body very active and they can do things that a healthy 60-70 year old person can find difficult sometimes. Why has it anything to deal with Maslow? Be patient and follow me for a second, please.


I feel free

Monday, October 23, 2006

I have to admit that in a very twisted way I should really thank Steve Yegge, because he has basically set me free. I really do feel free now. His (in)famous blog about good agile vs bad agile has definitely opened my mind.

Well, if you know me you may probably think that I’m just a sarcastic bastard, but I swear, that’s not the case. If you hate me, you may probably think that, as a typical XP obtuse zealot that has spent every single day of his last 5 years by implementing, studying, refining all that agile crap without selling 1 single day of consultancy, I’ve just got what I deserve… maybe you’re right, I don’t know, I’m not that enlightened like Steve, but that’s not the point.