Day: May 31, 2019

Musical Moscow: A Summer of Festivals

May 31, 2019

In 2013, Moscow suddenly became a major festival hub. Every year there seem to be more festivals in more places — from rooftops to riverboats — with foreign and local musicians performing music of all kinds, from mellow jazz to good ole rock ‘n roll. If you live in Moscow, this might be a good […]

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Refactoring whizz: Good software shouldn’t cost the earth – it’s actually cheaper to build

May 31, 2019

Interview ThoughtWorks chief scientist Martin Fowler has written about the curious inverse relationship between quality and cost in the field of software development. The user cannot distinguish between good or bad internal design simply by observing the user interface or the features, he observed. This means that poor-quality software appears more productive in the early stages, since […]

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