I had the pleasure of speaking at the User Assistance Conference in Edinburgh recently and spent one lunch time chatting with ProfessorÂ Geoffrey K. Pullum, who is the Professor of General Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh and regular contributor to the Language Log. We were talking about whether or not ‘disambiguity’ was a real word.… Continue reading Is disambiguity a word?
The Wisdom of Experience Allan Cooper’s talk at IXDA Conference 2008 One week, rapid, collaborative, agile inception used in iteration zero or sprint zero To begin an Agile project we need a shared understanding of the most important business and user objectives to strive for. We need a shared understanding of the current work practice… Continue reading links for 20 August 2008 – Iteration Zero
I don’t usually do memes on this blog, but as I’ve been tagged by Ian it seems like a nice way to ease back into the year (it’s been a little quiet round here lately!). Apparently, these are the rules of this particular meme: Each player starts with eight random facts/habits about themselves. People who… Continue reading 8 Random Facts (Meme)
I know this is a little off topic, but I feel compelled to write up this experience so that I can hopefully prevent someone from giving money to this horrible internet scammer… it makes me sad that there are people behaving like this, but that’s the nature of the human race I guess. Most of… Continue reading Exposing a stupid internet scammer