All posts tagged with 'Thoughts'

Oh, all that entitlement…

13-Jul-19

There was a tiny tweet yesterday, resurrecting a talk from Christin: In 2011 I saw @ChristinGorman hold this fantastic lightning talk/rant at JavaZone, and I have never forgotten it. So, Christin, if you want some return on investment on your speaking, look no further. Here is this gem for you all to enjoy https://t.co/cBRRDg90EP — […]

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Don’t stop writing code comments

04-Jun-19

TL;DR: The older I get, the more diverse projects I have seen, the more often I refrain from giving someone an absolute advice. In almost any cases, there are many aspects to consider. In times when people hardly read documentation and often only headlines, an advice like “Stop Writing Code Comments” guarantees some clicks, but […]

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Passion.

30-Nov-18

In “my” industry people speaking a lot of doing things “with passion or not at all.” I’m wonder, are we aware of what passion meant? The word itself means both in Greek and Latin “to suffer”, which fits very well with the some of the crazy work ethics out there. I for myself try to […]

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On becoming a Java Champion

20-Aug-18

July 2018 marks a personal highlight of mine. Just a bit after Rabea brought the news to our very own EuregJUG, the Java Champions account send this tweet out: SUPERB! Please join us in welcoming these new Java Champions to our Community. Well done everyone@alextheedom@TheDonRaab @JonathanGiles@cero_t@jyukutyo @michaelminella @NikhilNanivade @rotnroll666@ustarahman pic.twitter.com/FIp1W6wg13 — Java Champions (@Java_Champions) July […]

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Cognitive therapy

28-Jun-18

The featured image on this post is from Cycologygear. I love their shirts and have several of them. Highly recommended products. If you need some new jerseys, go check their shop! Some days ago, Simon Maple asked the following question on Twitter: I need to lose weight. I need to be held accountable when I […]

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