From Evolution to Inevitolution by Dmitri Dozortsev

Originally posted on Fertility Conundrums … Civilization development is driven by scientific discoveries which have to inevitably happen. One human being has very little value for this inevitability: individual human’s only intrinsic inevitable quality is death. As number of humans was small, it was taking a long time from one discovery to another. For example, it took thousands ofContinue reading “From Evolution to Inevitolution by Dmitri Dozortsev”

Split a project between the teams and not other way around!

Software development managers accustomed to moving people around the projects. Instead they should be able to split a project between the teams and not other way around! This implies that software development manager should be a software development practitioner. There is a lot of similar ideas around this topic below by Pieter Hintjens

Canada Work Permit: Firts year tax return in Canada

All about your tax return Unless you resided in Canada all year, you also need one or more of the following publications Newcomers to Canada 2012 – I assume this document doesn’t apply for you if you are staying in Canada by using Work Permit. This pamphlet is for you if you left another countryContinue reading “Canada Work Permit: Firts year tax return in Canada”

Cloud adds new statement to Manifesto for Agile Software Development

The cloud is not only a new way to more easily and cheaply get the computing power needed to do what companies and individuals are doing today… This may be the most important benefit of the cloud—it enables companies of all sizes and in all sectors, as well as governments, non-profits, and individuals, to moreContinue reading “Cloud adds new statement to Manifesto for Agile Software Development”

Программисты в первую очередь ответственны за демографию в России

Интересное интервью на fontanka.ru. Вы же не призываете население России во имя размножения сломя голову селиться в деревнях? – Нет, конечно. Речь идёт о принципиальной смене типа поселения и внешнего вида нашего жилья, его параметров. Если выделить достаточный материальный ресурс, полностью изменить стратегию расселения людей и тип жилищных поселений, то с использованием средств современных дистанционныхContinue reading “Программисты в первую очередь ответственны за демографию в России”

You are smart but we don’t have a such position

Would you hire an actor without an audition? You wouldn’t last long as a director if you did. But this is exactly what almost all companies who hire software developers do today. Usually the process involves talking through an applicant’s experience with them. And that’s all. Imagine asking an aspiring actor if they enjoyed theirContinue reading “You are smart but we don’t have a such position”

WCF and JSON

You can also use the WebGet attribute to specify the format for request and response messages By default, operations marked with WebGet send response messages formatted as XML data, and the WCF runtime serializes them as POX objects However, you can send response messages in JSON format by specifying the ResponseFormat property of the WebGetContinue reading “WCF and JSON”

Исследование CNews: Где учились лучшие ИТ-менеджеры России

Ключевые фигуры российского ИТ-рынка имеют образование связанное с физико-математическими науками. На мой взгляд, лучше всего либо получить фундаментальное образование в одном из ведущих вузов по математике или физике, что хорошо тренирует, прежде всего, умение приобретать знания, широко и системно мыслить, либо по экономике или юриспруденции, если склонности к точным наукам не наблюдается, – говорит Рязанцев.Continue reading “Исследование CNews: Где учились лучшие ИТ-менеджеры России”