19 May '17, 7pm

Agile Development Spawns a Lexicon

Agile Development Spawns a Lexicon

Using Parkinson’s example, the programmer Poul-Henning Kamp popularized the term bikeshedding : frequent, detailed discussions on a minor issue conducted while major issues are being ignored or postponed. The functional opposite of bikeshedding is trystorming , which refers to rapidly and repeatedly prototyping or implementing new products and processes. In a bikeshedding culture, ideas get only a short discussion before being put off “for further study.” In a trystorming culture, that same idea would be immediately prototyped, modeled, simulated, mocked up, or implemented, and examined to see what works and what doesn’t. The trystorming motto is “Fail early, fail fast, fail often.”

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/software/agile-develop...


Netflix Officially Announces Season 5 of Arrested Development

Netflix Officially Announces Season 5 of Arrest...

hypebeast.com 17 May '17, 3pm

Executive producer Brian Grazer may have let the cat out of the bag back in January, but now Netflix has made it official:...