Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Mythical Man-Month: Why Large Projects Fail

I just finished reading the anniversary edition of The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks Jr., a classic on the difficulties of project management in the software engineering industry. It's one of those great books that … Continue reading

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The Three Secrets to Beginner Chess Strategy: Power, Position, and Tempo (aka time)

This post will provide some simple rules of thumb for Chess strategy. I am aiming at the beginner, who has just learned the moves and rules of chess, but wants a few overall strategic principles so that they are not … Continue reading

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