Q: How many programmers does it take to change a light bulb?
A1: None. It’s a hardware problem.
A2: Two. One always leaves in the middle of the project.
Q: How many hardware engineers does it take to change a light bulb?
A1: None. Any changes will have to be implemented in software.
A2: None. They always work in the dark.
This TED talk — “Patrick Chappatte: The Power of Cartoons” — is great:
Great points about technology! “This is your life” — indeed! “Father I have sinned”… Google knows… It is awesome! Including the message at the end — we can, and should, choose not to do the things that increase hate.
Astonishing what can be done in 12.33 minutes with a few cartoons and a lot of heart and head!!
A phd comic just for me: Enthusiasm is highly contagious!
We wouldn’t want to get any of that on us, now would we?
When you get half way through and see ”the system in action,” you’ll see why the ”separation of concerns” in the first half is so useful: Learning Shosholoza (video of the Drakensberg Boys Choir)
Well, it makes me smile!
“The most exciting frontier is charting what is already here”:
- xkcd: Desert island
Many of us use roadmaps and signs as metaphors in architecture presentations. Here are some for fun:
- My Way, Christoph Niemann, NYT