What is Little a Agile? What is Big A Agile?

May 30th, 2013 by Terrence Miao 3 comments »

Why Uncle Bob says “Developers started the Agile movement to get closer to customers not project managers”

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Why don’t small companies do big a agile?
Why don’t small companies do big-A-Agile? Are they agile by default? Is Agile just a way for a large company to behave more like a small one? In this retrospect

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You are not stuck in traffic, you are the traffic

May 29th, 2013 by Terrence Miao 3 comments »

Whingers complain slow movement, congested transportation and people are stuck in traffic.

Why God create work hours have to be a burden from 9 to 5?


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Mac is a crazy, egotistical, self-important dictator and Windows is a free, immensely…

May 29th, 2013 by Terrence Miao 1 comment »

Mac is a crazy, egotistical, self-important dictator and Windows is a free, immensely popular, insanely crime-prone jerk.

Git is MacGyver and Mercurial is James Bond.

SourceTree unifies them all …

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SourceTree is a free Mercurial and Git Client for Windows and Mac that provides a graphical interface for your Hg and Git repositories.
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Lesson learned from Agile practice is that Agile team likens it to hares that set…

May 28th, 2013 by Terrence Miao No comments »

Lesson learned from Agile practice is that Agile team likens it to hares that set the pace in a dog race.

The hares (people in the team who really do the productive work) can run fast if hares think of themselves as part of a team, and management people in the team (the dogs in the race) emphasise collective learning, or chasing …

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Spent two hours today, helping one colleague, with stand-by support from another…

May 27th, 2013 by Terrence Miao 10 comments »

Spent two hours today, helping one colleague, with stand-by support from another colleague to make an legacy Maven project run in STS (Spring Tool Suite, have to down-grade to make it compatible with Maven 2.x).

Comparing same project to setup and make it run in IntelliJ in 10 minutes, I'd like to show my respect for the moment and make a tribute to Eclipse and its dog mate STS:

Go to hell Eclipse. You make developers live hard, work hard and die hard. After all, it's too damned hard …

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The Art of Deconstruction

May 26th, 2013 by Terrence Miao No comments »

Things Come Apart is an expansion of the original Disassembly Series. This new set of images explores retro to modern daily items that have, are, or will be in our everyday lives.

Read more: http://www.toddmclellan.com/thingscomeapart 

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Notifications in iWatch

May 26th, 2013 by Terrence Miao No comments »

Notifications in iWatch

Notifications in iWatch

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World Map according to Down-Under

May 26th, 2013 by Terrence Miao 3 comments »

World Map according to Down-Under

Upside Down World Map

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