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Craftsman or Engineer?

A lot has been written on the differences between Craftsman and Engineer. Recently I came across a simple example by Hofstadter & Sander, that nicely shows the basic difference in thinking: Continue reading

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Abstraction makes the Engineer

From my own experience I may say, what separates the engineer from the craftsman is clearly the ability to abstract. Continue reading

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Every method works well on the scenarios its author publishes

An excerpt from John D. Cook’s Blog. Although this is actually about methods in Statistics and Simulation, it strongly reminded me to methods in Software Engineering … Continue reading

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Humanities #fail

Basic hermeneutic ideas, like the influence of context on meaning and understanding of things seems to be a completely new idea for many contemporaries. Continue reading

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Just Who Plays, Obeys

Only a developer (or engineer) who may play is also willing to obey (QM). Continue reading

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