The Apollo era of the space race, was one of the most exciting and energetic periods in the scientific community with many of the foundations of software engineering being pioneered … Continue Reading “From Earth to the Moon” teaches us a little software management
When first starting out at university you don’t give too much thought on what job you will eventually land. However as time moves on, there will be opportunities that you … Continue Reading How to handle yourself at a student career fair
We’re software developers and we take our art form seriously. Our palette is the editor to which we lay down our beautifully crafted code. How we name variables, how we … Continue Reading Who is looking at your code?
Ask any software developer a list of things they dislike doing the most and chances are testing and documentation will make the top 2. Testing is one of those necessary … Continue Reading How’s your Software Insurance Policy?
If you are mildly interested in the history of Scottish whisky then you can go no wrong with this book written by Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart. Lockhart, died 20 years … Continue Reading “Scotch: The Whisky of Scotland in Fact and Story” by Robert Bruce Lockhart
This book was recommended by my trusted colleague, Stefan Bauer, as a bit of light reading over the weekend. Weighing in at only 291 pages, it was a book that … Continue Reading “Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die” by Chip Heath, Dan Heath