Vision is hard: it requires you to see beyond the immediate; to anticipate a destination shrouded in unknowns; to set a course where you have more questions than answers; and to provide leadership to make it there.
The other day over lunch we discussed the first few chapters of Practical Object Oriented Design in Ruby (POODR) by Sandi Metz. One of the things that came up in our discussion was the notion of YAGNI and its intersection with design.
activerecord-import 0.3.1 has been released! Be sure to check out scope-aware imports.
I've begun reading Albert Einstein's biography this holiday season and it's becoming a very hard book to put down. He has a number of memorable quoetes. Here's a few so far and the thoughts they have spurred in my mind.
Thoughts, mockups, reasons, and rants related to redesigning ScoutApp.
A well done and inspiring talk by Shawn Achor in just over 12 minutes centering around the affects and techniques of positive psychology.
Bad code is code that is more difficult to change than it should be.