Verbally Flimzy

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My Reservations about the Agile Principles

Posted on October 18, 2017

As a software developer, I’ve read the Manifesto for Agile Software Development countless times. It’s sort of a high-tech analog to the Hippocratic Oath for software people. Its full text is: We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value:

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Filed under: Opinion Programming Work

Some questions to ask yourself before voting for or against fluoride next week

Posted on October 31, 2012

This is a letter I sent to a number of my personal friends, employing them to consider how they will vote on the fluoride issue in Wichita next week. As you probably know, I work in spam prevention, so I am very sensitive to sending bulk e-mails. I debated whether to send this one, but ultimately I decided it was a necessary evil.

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Filed under: fluoride health Opinion politics public health science