Archive for January, 2007

Feierabend Pub burgled!

Feierabend was burgled! Yup someone broke into the pub that is a part of my building. This South Lake Union area, while developing nicely, still is prone to lots of burgles. Car burgles, Apartment Burgles, you name it burgles.

See all the pictures on flickr

Agile processes are fractal.

Fractal: A mathematically generated pattern that is reproducible at any magnification or reduction.

At a seminar called Lean-Agile Software Testing – Practices and Challenges Jean McAuliffe described lean/agile processes as a fractal. She was talking about applying agile principles at each iteration of development. Principles are hard to [...]

Trivia: In what movie did a guide horse interact with a former Beatles member?

Oh, the internet… how you provide me with so much goodness.

Answer to be provided at Friday, January 26, 2007 at 12:00 Noon Seattle time.

Update: Thanks TTop

My coworker Brad wrote to me last night with the first correct answer saying:

movie = “The Blindman“. I can’t believe I wasted part of my life on [...]

New Testing Blog: Testing on the Toilet by Google

We’re unveiling the public release of “Testing on the Toilet”: one of Google’s little secrets that has helped us to inspire our developers to write well-tested code. We write flyers about everything from dependency injection to code coverage, and then regularly plaster the bathrooms all over Google with each episode, almost 500 stalls [...]

Cardboard cutouts of me, really.

In an IM to a coworker today I wrote this:

Wes says: Do you know where I can get a life sized cardboard cutout made? Wes says: I want to get a couple of myself to place around the city. COWORKER says: [...]