Friday Reads – 9th October 2015 – #5

How *Not* to Eat An Elephant

An (old) article from one of my favourite tech authors reminding us that requirements can be tricky and estimates trickier.

http://blog.toolshed.com/2010/08/how-not-to-eat-an-elephant.html

Casting is a Polymorphism Fail

Contains the brilliant expression ‘Reality Deficit’. Try and use it in general conversation today.

http://www.daedtech.com/casting-is-a-polymorphism-fail

Character, Commitment, Team Work, Hard Work

“Setting your sights on continual improvement and buying into the shared excellence of a team makes you part of a whole that’s greater than the sum of its parts…”

http://blog.8thlight.com/rob-mulholand/2015/08/28/program-like-debater.html

Chaos Engineering Upgraded

We read about the NetFlix Chaos Monkeys in a previous edition of Friday Reads. Now they’ve got Chaos Kong!

http://techblog.netflix.com/2015/09/chaos-engineering-upgraded.html

A New Approach to System Intuition

Again from NetFlix, is this the future of Production Support? (not the pain suits… Now you’re intrigued)

http://techblog.netflix.com/2015/10/flux-new-approach-to-system-intuition.html

 

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