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Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about software team morale. I’ve switched teams a couple of times so far this year at work and have had a fairly different experience on each one. Some were large (10+ people), some small (3 people, one on a different continent) and each has had its own mix of […]
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I teach a Guardian Masterclass as part of their “Digital Journalism Bootcamp” course. Specifically, my part of the month-long class is a 90 minute workshop aimed at journalists, outlining how developers work, what they do, and how they use process to organise work (there’s an Agile taster session). There are also some more general tips […]
It was one of those fateful moments where you catch yourself thinking “how difficult could it be?”. It’s been ten years (almost eleven now) since I started Scene Point Blank, the online music zine which came to define my late teens and the eventual career path I’d choose. It started out as a collective of […]
Note: this blog entry is taken from the first print issue of the experimental “algorithmic newspaper”, The Long Good Read. You can find more about that project on the official site. A developer I work with has been at the company for a decade. His argument for that longevity? He says it takes five years […]