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  • When mapping time-to-market and quality-of-service as independent dimensions, it becomes obvious that there is something lacking in our language, that is detrimental to the success of any transition to agility. What do we really need to get past the bi-modal model of IT?

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  • Agile is not agile. People often cannot agree on meeting culture. Different ways of thinking sometimes are not so subject specific. Rather, complete mindscapes can be defined that shape indivual thinking. At least Maruyama (1980) gave us a model to think along these lines. What does “agile” mean for all four proposed thinking types? Read here …

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  • As some might have seen I’m playing around with #julialang. As I have an Oculus Rift, I just tried to do some visualization using WebVR with A-Frame. However, I’m a bit surprised by the performance. As a test, I’ve converted the a mandelbrot set simply putting out a grid of boxes that differ in height and height-corresponding color. Height is log2 of required computation steps.

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  • The decision of #julialang to start arrays from 1 is dubious. As the main purpose I’m using it for is to do some discrete recursive math, a ton of things are states that are either 0 or non-zero integer.
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    Update: Oh boy, did I miss some things. …

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  • I cannot do but drool at the eleganceof this julialang code, once you get the hang of how to do things (i.e. thinking the other way round).

    Here’s a short snippet that produces Wolfram’s one-dimensional cellular automatons. Sheer elegance.

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