This week I am visiting Gotocon Berlin 2015. Today I took part in a crazy workshop by Jez Humble and by crazy I mean crazy-good. We were discussing how difficult it actually is to implement sufficiently good Agile practices in todays enterprises. Jez made multiple reports on what he calls... [Read More]
Develop on cadence!
reflections on agile software development
I work as a freelancer in technical testing, so software quality is something very dear to me. Agile software development tremendously helps with that. But discussions of Agile software development often drift towards development methodologies like Scrum vs. Kanban. I think this discussion is healthy but sometimes misses the point... [Read More]
test for team and project maturity
by Joel Spolsky
Usually I blog here about robotics and microcontrollers so you might not know that I actually work in technical testing. But it is true, at least during daylight. So in my spare time I focus on my private projects. Consequently I do not blog about work but sometimes I stumble... [Read More]
DIY Reflow Oven
get your own PCB production going!
One of my new years resolutions was to turn a pizza oven into a SMT reflow oven. Awkward… [Read More]
3D robot racing simulation
Today I started working on a new robot. Well, it is not a real robot. TORCS is The Open Racing Car Simulator. No real ecological harm is done except a few electrons are going to be wasted. [Read More]