Tag: rants

  • Is the customer always right?

    Is the customer always right?

    Today I’m in London for the first day of SPA 2015. I was early to the venue and I went to the registration desk to sign in. “What’s your name?” asked the receptionist. “Seb Rose” I replied. “No. You’re not registered” she said. After a few minutes of spelling out my name, and searching around…

  • Always Be Coding

    Always Be Coding

    Last night I finally got around to watching Erik Meijer’s keynote from last year’s Reaktor conference. It was called “One Hacker Way” and, while it contains much that is apocryphal – or at least wildly inaccurate – it scores over the older, more pedestrian type of keynote in two important ways:¬†first it is highly contentious,…