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Get straight to the point

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Not that long ago, I’d written about how I write an internal newsletter at work, as part of a wider piece on how to make sure that you’re being visible. This week’s post extracts a couple of the ideas that I’d recently been writing about internally and makes them suitable for a general audience. The core theme of this article is around getting straight to the point. That phrasing can sound somewhat harsh, but it’s […]

Moving house is like building software

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I’ve not written for a few weeks because we’ve been busy moving house.  In an attempt to turn my brain away from the lure of unpacking more boxes and moving more furniture around, here I am in front of the keyboard for a short while. Dealing with boxes for a number of weeks has reminded me of a few concepts in software development: notably the power and pitfalls of abstraction, and the effects that deadline […]