Donald Knuth wrote this quote back in 1973, and for over forty years software engineers have been debating its validity. Is it still applicable for nowadays?
This week I got myself wondering when would be the best practical cases to use Services, Content Providers, and Model-View-Presenter pattern. Although the SDK Documentation provides a recommendation on when to use each of these, I thought the content to be a little spread out. If you implement the MVP pattern, how should you connect your View to your Service, for instance?
Yesterday, I save an article about 7 Qualities of People Who Are Highly Respected. Although the click-bait-ish title, the story is good. I kept it a while ago, and I didn’t remember. It was an excellent refresher of how difficult some things are in day-by-day life.
What was a utopia years ago, today is commonplace. But it is not new: the internet has widely increased its adoption. Telecoms have always used this model. What is your monthly phone bill, but a payment to a subscription plan of your choice?
More thoughtfully, what sort of specific problems should one be able to solve in order to consider him or herself an expert? At least in Tech, the impostor syndrome haunts many people. I admit I got myself in this trap ever now and then. But today one thought came to mind, what make an expert?
Highlights: Outside of the Lines, by Boehm and Laurell; How Can I Explain, by Cafuné (the name sounds me like a brazilian singer); Be Real, by July Child; Hide & Seek, by Felon (old but gold); We Could be, by Skye Holland.
This week I have some covers that completely have blown my mind! First of all, Eletric Bodega has made an amazing job at Collide, as well as Zonoma for The 1975's Somebody Else; Besides that, Shadows by FØRD and Selfish by Virginia To Vegas are insanely well produced.