Musings about software

  • Home Office Setup 2021

    09 Aug 2021

    After 3 years of full remote work, i think my home office is starting to look acceptable. So let’s share it. This is of course a work in progress. I usually prioritise getting something more expensive if i expect it to stand the test of time. If i will probably still use it without pain in a decade, i am ready to pay more for it. Keep that in mind.

  • Engineering Software

    13 Mar 2021

    What is an engineer? And engineering? The question is legitimate and pretty hard to answer. It varies from country to country based on how the profession developed and the type of contraption that proved particularly central to their society.

  • Software Engineering

    12 Mar 2021

    Software engineering is the systematic application of engineering approaches to the development of software. 1

  • Books Read 2019

    14 Jan 2020

    Here are some notes on books I read in 2019. They’re not book reviews, more notes on whatever I found interesting or problematic in them. I can recommend reading all of them; the books I didn’t get much out of I won’t list here. As much as possible i try to link the author own site. There is no referral in any of the links.

  • Codemesh 2019

    18 Nov 2019

    Like every year for a few year now, i went to CodeMesh LDN, the 07th and 08th of November. I promised some friend in the organizing team to publish my thoughts on it, so here we go.

  • From Nihilism To Riding Chaos

    01 Jun 2019

    This post is part of an ongoing “thinking aloud” series. It is meant to “put into words” some of the ideas and models I use at the instant it was writing to think about Resiliency Engineering and Software.

  • Good And Successful

    23 May 2019

    Recently, I discovered this blogpost. It generated a bit of discussion on Twitter, which you can find here. One of this response was around how we can define “good”, especially for that topic of testing.

  • Famous Incidents Reading List

    14 May 2019

    This is a list of famous incidents i learned from. It also has various other sources i use to learn about them. There are also a lot of thing on how to learn from them.

  • We Should Have Caught It

    28 Oct 2018

    You have at least one passionate friend. Many even. Maybe are you passionate yourself. It does not matter what the focus of that passion is.

  • Hello World

    20 Oct 2018

    Finally. After more than two years of talking about it, I have a place to put my rants on. I want to talk about the tech stack behind it and some choices I made. I ended up writing my own blog engine and learn a bit in the process.