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Pragmatic is not a word to hide behind

Is the word pragmatic becoming a word that you use to hide from not doing things properly? Are you using it as a synonym to sentences like "Good enough" and/or "this is what we have time for now". If, then please, at least ensure you have evaluated alternatives. Can we do X now instead of first "pragmatically" implementing and delivering…

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NATS, What a beautiful protocol

Just had a quick glance at NATS and its protocol and I went: OMG, it's like so simple and therefore so tremendously beautiful. Why? I told you. It's simple. And I can read it. As in read it and understand it without having to read a boring specification about a binary fixed protocol format. Without any deep thoughts (so you can most certa…

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One missing feature of Bose QC25

Been using a pair of Bose QC25 for a while now, and I really, really, really like them. I can not understand how I survived travelling on the subway without them. Or working in an open space office environment. Yes, you are right. This has nothing to do with Bose QC25, this has to do with the feature of noise cancelling headphones (this i…

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I want to handover MyCouch

A while back ago I started a project called MyCouch. It's an async .Net driver for CouchDB and Cloudant. Since I'm no longer an active user of neither CouchDB nor Cloudant, I think the project would benefit from being managed by someone else. I was hoping that Cloudant could take it in, as it's the first client (maybe only one) that has a…

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