Thursday, March 26, 2009

Telco 2.0: QQ: Quite Quality

Telco 2.0 is my favorite business strategy site and I'm not even a Telco guy...

Telco 2.0: QQ: Quite Quality

intergenerational price discrimination

magic glasses...

Jon Udell talks about the concept of contextualized browsing and how it might enable reputation awareness in the real world.

A conversation with Phil Windley about contextualized browsing « Jon Udell

We don’t yet have magic glasses that overlay web prices on shelf items, or web reputations on store signage, but someday we will.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

BarCamp / MobileTechForSocialChangeHalifax

BarCamp / MobileTechForSocialChangeHalifax

Dale Zak is organizing a BarCamp in Halifax. He's working on changing the world by devoting his time and effort to things like this and: Ushahidi Crowdsourced crisis alert system via mobile phone
Extraordinaries On-demand volunteerism via mobile phone

Friday, March 13, 2009

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Learning from failure is overrated - (37signals)

Learning from failure is overrated - (37signals)

put most of your energy into studying your successes. What have you done right? What worked? Why did it work? How you can repeat it?

Post mortems should be about improvement of the good stuff -
We just finished a post mortem on a Sprint - this post speaks to what I like about the this when it goes well. We celebrate our successes and improve what we've done well. Although we discuss the bad stuff, we realize the purpose of the meeting is to come out with positive improvements every time around, iteration after iteration.

Coding Horror: Paying Down Your Technical Debt

Coding Horror: Paying Down Your Technical Debt

pay now - or pay more later... it's your team's choice, for me the real question is why it's typical to choose to go slower later, rather than faster all the time.