December 2016

coding bootcamps

Coding Bootcamps: Not all they’re made out to be?

Bloomberg is running a story suggesting coding bootcamps and code schools aren’t all they’re made out to be. You pay them to train you in the most basic programming knowledge, usually focused on web development…


33rd Chaos Communication Congress

The Chaos Communication Congress is a conference organized annually by the CCC (Chaos Computer Club). The CCC has been around since 1984, and each year at the conference there are presentations and panels about security, cryptography and freedom…


7 Books To Start Learning Data Science

Tomi Mester has a list of 7 books that he recommends for developers looking to become data scientists. Data science and “big data” are the buzzwords of the day but they aren’t just buzzwords, there…


truth about jira project management

The Truth About JIRA

TechCrunch has published an article on the downsides of using JIRA and how it is a poor project management tool for software projects. It emphasizes creating tickets as if the architecture and development of an…


The Longflow Manifesto

This manifesto looks to be far more promising than previous manifestos in the software development industry. It’s called the Longflow Manifesto and it advocates a lot of ideas that will be found controversial by managers but…