[Cucumber Podcast] Agile Anarchy https://cucumber.io/blog/2016/02/16/agile-anarchy
- The wide adoption of agile has produced practices and tools that help teams communicate and deliver software effectively. But many activities we assume we must use don't add the value we hoped.
- What happens when you throw out the rulebook and start at zero - will we see a marked improvement or just a Hobbesian mess?
[ThoughtWorks Beacon] Evolutionary Architecture https://player.fm/series/thoughtworks/evolutionary-architecture-thoughtworks-beacon
- Go deep into the definition of evolutionary architecture and discuss fitness functions
- More at https://www.thoughtworks.com/insights/blog/microservices-evolutionary-architecture
[Software Engineering Radio] Rebecca Parsons on Evolutionary Architecture http://www.se-radio.net/2015/08/se-radio-episode-236-rebecca-parsons-on-evolutionary-architecture/
- The practice of evolutionary software architecture means making decisions as late as possible (last responsible moment) and setting up cross-functional requirements that the architecture has to meet (architectural fitness function)
- Last responsible moment
- Architect for testability
- Postals law
- Architect for evolveability
- Conways law
- Things that make web development more difficult
[Software Engineering Daily] Ad Industry with Bob Hoffman https://softwareengineeringdaily.com/2016/11/01/ad-industry-with-bob-hoffman/
- Online advertising is heavily affected by a set of delusions and fraudulent practices that few people in the adtech industry have an interest in stopping. This is the curious, perverse nature of the world of online media
- Some of the online advertising we see fulfills its job, when an ad successfully conveys a meaningful message from a marketer to a consumer
- But there are reasons to be extremely skeptical of the way that online advertising works
[Software Engineering Daily] Ad Tracking with Larry Furr https://softwareengineeringdaily.com/2016/11/03/ad-tracking-with-larry-furr/
- When you visit a web page, that web page can write data to a file on your computer, known as a cookie. Scripts on that page can also read from your cookie file to understand where you have been in the past. All of this data about you is getting shared between advertising companies like Google, Facebook, and AppNexus.
- Ghostery is a browser extension that allows you to limit what you share with these online tracking companies. Larry Furr develops products at Ghostery, and on this episode he takes us through the process of how we are tracked through the Internet.
- We also explore the topic of ad fraud, which is a theme we will continue to explore on SE Daily
[MongoDB Radio] The MEAN Stack with Jason Zucchetto https://soundcloud.com/mongodb/the-mean-stack-with-jason-zucchetto
- Jason Zucchetto, Product Manager at MongoDB, explains what the MEAN stack is and how it can be leveraged to make GIANT ideas into GIANT realities.
[.NET Rocks!] Data Lakes with Michael Rys http://www.dotnetrocks.com/default.aspx?ShowNum=1370
- Azure Data Lakes - a place to store your data "as is" so that you can easily query and organize the data for further analysis
- Michael discusses the problems of data warehouses, with their Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) processes that manipulate the data into a particular shape for the warehouse - and make it harder to ask new questions of the data
- Leave the data as it is in the data lake and then build mechanism to extract on demand for the various data marts you have