Category Archives: The future of software

The Gunslinger and the Indian

There’s a fight on your computer over a girl called Planned Obsolecence I get that you need to update software periodically and I definitely want to see software developers paid an appropriate amount but what happens when no one can … Continue reading

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Internal Development Good or Bad

Elite Dangerous from Frontier Developments an example of a game built on internally developed game engine – and they are seriously kicking ass as a result. It is tempting having been burnt with IT projects to say right that’s it … Continue reading

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Complex Event Processing (How Cool)

As part of my timing software solution I had been interested in seeing if there was a better solution to the constant pulling of information from the timing boxes. It would for instance be far better to have some sort … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday is coming to Edinburgh

Pretty lucky really some of the worlds most talented DBAs hosting an event about 1km up from my flat. More details can be obtained here. http://www.sqlsaturday.com/281/eventhome.aspx There is a waiting list but might be something for you to think about … Continue reading

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The Economics of Immortality

It is my contention that there are software houses out there that are losing the plot.  Rather than being in the business of reducing costs for their clients they are increasingly focused on maintaining their own revenues. I would suggest that long term … Continue reading

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