Recently I wrote a blogpost on Yoast.com titled “Why every developer should read Plato“: At WordCamp Milano, I gave a talk with the enticing title Why every developer should read Plato. The short answer to that question: to learn Socratic thinking. In this post, I will share some of my personal journeys as a philosopher in software development. In doing so, I will also introduce a few philosophical concepts that might help you level up your skills as a developer.
For years now, I have been a big fan of psybient music. My first encounter with it was through the album Portal Of Perceptions, which featured many artists from the psybient label Ultimae. Amongst them were Aes Dana, Carbon Based Lifeforms and Solar Fields, who later became my favorite artists in the genre.
Today I am starting my first blog; Premises. After years of study and work-related side projects that kept me occupied in my “free” time, I finally have the space again to think for myself and start writing.
In October 2013 I wrote a blogpost for Innovation Factory about software architecture: Recently we added a new feature to PIT. The feature enabled idea challenge coordinators to invite external experts to share their views in a single idea challenge. Building this feature proved to be quite an interesting challenge. It convinced us to switch from a connected design style to a more modular one.