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IT Sections

The IT section covers the whole process of Application Development, among other topics.

The Glossary is an organised entry point to notes on industry technologies, protocols and products, and business terms one hears.


To take your time going over a presentation I have given, view it again on the Presentations page.


Or simply read the Blogs during my Pomodoro breaks between trying to find solutions to problems under lack of time, budget and your average IT duress.


Errata Blog

A blog about the current moment…

Link to more entries: Errata, Life, Humour, etc.

"If names be not correct, language is not in accordance with the truth of things. If language be not in accordance with the truth of things, affairs cannot be carried on to success."


A few examples of incorrectly named concepts:

  • Hybrid Cloud (read: Mutant Cloud)
  • Deliver Cloud Hosting Services (when you're not a Cloud Provider yourself, therefore providing what?!)
  • Constructive Meeting (when nothing has been Defined, Decided, or Actioned.
  • Customer Focused, when the services being offered are Back-room/storage room services.
  • Transformation – When nothing is being transformed, just rellocated.
  • Collaborative processes – when you're not consulting the clients, the dominant provider, or even other business groups.
  • etc.
2017/11/17 11:34 · skysigal
Scratch their watch
"They were standing around not knowing whether to scratch their watch or wind their butts"

Src: Missile Mess

2017/11/04 11:58 · skysigal

“Empathy means considering perspectives other than your own.”

Src: Article

2017/10/29 12:10 · skysigal

Stands for: Request for Where (the hell did the money go?!?!)

Maybe it should be RFE (Request for Explanation)?

2017/10/27 10:16 · skysigal
NZ Monopolies

Regarding how Fletcher has NZ over it's knee:

“A standard sheet of plasterboard retails for $50 here. In the US it is $4.”

Actually, that's not factually correct. It's $6.

2017/10/24 16:27 · skysigal

Dry .NET Blog

A blog about the latest code fragment that titillate me…

Link to more entries: NET Entries


static void Do(Action action, TimeSpan? timeSpan=null){
  if(!timeSpan.HasValue){timeSpan =TimeSpan.FromMilliseconds(100);}
  Task.WaitAll( new []{Task.Run(action)},timeSpan.Value);

2016/10/24 11:18
Version 4 Guids in Javascript


'xxxxxxxx-xxxx-4xxx-yxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx'.replace(/[xy]/g, function(c) {
    var r = Math.random()*16|0, v = c == 'x' ? r : (r&0x3|0x8);
    return v.toString(16);

Src: http://stackoverflow.com/a/2117523/1052767

2016/10/24 11:18