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Integration and Integrity – It’s about Ethics!

Several times in my career I was part of former start-ups transitioning to more stable enterprises with all of the pain, the pros and the cons associated with the process One of these challenges was related to integration. How do

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The Silent Heroes

You know when you have a good Software Architecture when you do not notice it, it is uneventful; it’s like running water or electricity: everyone is expecting it to be continuously and uninterruptedly there. The analogy goes deeper: if a

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The only good is knowledge…

Socrates is quoted to have said: “The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance”. The Oracle of Delphi said that Socrates was the wisest man alive. Why? Because his attitude towards knowledge was: “I know that I

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My idea or yours?

As software engineers we often get into arguments with our colleagues about how to solve a specific problem. Usually several people come up with different ideas. When the time comes to pick one we may get into a fight between

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Why Philosophy?

I only liked Math when I was a child and then Computers, nothing else. In school I always focused only on what I liked, I really did not care much about my grades in subjects I hated at that time.

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