Monthly Archives: April 2013

More on Continuous Deployment…(Followup Post)

In a previous post, I showed how continuous deployment acts like compound interest (without actually saying so). My example should have been a little more precise: I considered 2 companies-the first company (company A) released software every 6 months, while … Continue reading

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Golf Ball Dimples, Continuous Integration and Thought Processes

At first glance, it would seem counterproductive for golf balls to have dimples, based on the (naive) notion that a smoother surface always reduces drag. As it turns out, the situation is more complicated; a solid object moving through a … Continue reading

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Evaluating Continuous Deployment and Competitiveness Using Warfare Strategies

A few years ago, I found slides to a presentation by Eric Ries, founder of IMVU and an early practitioner of the Lean Startup movement. Ries refers to the OODA loop–a combat operations model developed during the Korean War by … Continue reading

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Aircraft Fleet Simulator

A few years ago, after meeting a group at UC Berkeley who built an auction-based UAV swarm manager, I decided to build a simple aircraft fleet simulator of my own, just for fun, using Excel and Google Earth. In my … Continue reading

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