Archive for August, 2005

Underground Standards

It is interesting to see how the software industry is moving away from a model of open standards ruling the day to what I will call underground standards (e.g. Spring, REST, Hibernate, XMPP). The underground standards appear to evolve with a key driving principal, simplicity. This reminds me of something someone told me when I [...]

Principles behind the Agile Manifesto

I came across Principles behind the Agile Manifesto and loved these principals. I have worked on a number of projects that swung from formal to cowboy development. Regardless of the process these principals I feel will yield a good end result that developers can be proud of.

Montreal – Great City

My wife (Randa) and I spent a few days this week in Montreal helping my little brother (Nabil) move into McGill. I have to tell you, a fun city. We have been up there 3 times this year and always seemed to find lots of outdoor events by virtue of walking around the city. The [...]

Watch Me Change

Came across this website ( and could not stop laughing.. A cleaver advertising campaign by Gap..

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