Category Archives: musings

Better communication through introversion and solitude

I’m back. Sort of. I’ve been busy rediscovering introversion, silence and solitude. Some activities require them, like learning, coding, learning to code. I’m not going to discuss the paradox of coding as both a solitary and team/community activity, or get … Continue reading

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The Code is your Tutor, RTFSC

In a perfect world every apprentice would have a perfect tutor.  All the time. An apprentice would always be able to learn from great masters and journeymen under favorable conditions, they would have time and communicate well and learn from … Continue reading

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Happy Mondays, or why we need to reboot regularly

I’ve had some long weekends and holidays lately and had to start over on Monday, or Tuesday which is not all that different, like today. I was surprised to find out that it is not as bad as I thought. … Continue reading

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2011 in review, happy 2012 to all!

What a year! I’ve returned to programming, learned so much and found a new job! I entered the world of e-learning platforms both as student and as coder, I’ve meet Drupal and deepened my knowledge of Code Igniter,  I extended … Continue reading

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Beyond good enough, the more you study for the easy parts the better you’ll be at what’s difficult

Ok, I’m back. It’s been a busy few months, and I’ll likely explain why in another post. I’m a busy PHP Junior Developer now, and I’m also taking 3 online courses (offered in partnership with the Stanford University), as you’ve … Continue reading

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EuroPython2011 – The Myth of the Genius Programmer

“I got my degree in engineer in the Open Source world, writing code that the other people ridiculed. They were really kind about it, but basically, I got tons and tons of feedback from really smart people, because I was … Continue reading

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Computational models as life skill, the Bruce Schneier perspective

You have probably been running into the concept of the Model if you have anything to do with web development, or programming in general. We have our Model-View-Controller pattern, which I have mentioned when writing about web frameworks. But that’s … Continue reading

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