Readers: Peter James Thomas sent me a link to his blog about the scientific treatment of data visualization. Mr. Thomas (photo, right) has extensive management experience in the insurance, reinsurance, software development, manufacturing and retail sectors, with particular focus on forming a deep appreciation of business / customer needs; developing pragmatic strategies to address these; having […]

Readers: In my last post, I included a recent article from Andrew Binstock, who is the Editor in Chief of Dr. Dobbs Journal. Mr. Binstock expressed his concerns about how we are corrupting Agile. Today, I am continuing with Part 2 of my The Corruption of Agile series by highlighting thoughts from one of the […]

Readers: In my last post, I included a recent article from Andrew Binstock, who is the Editor in Chief of Dr. Dobbs Journal. Mr. Binstock expressed his concerns about how we are corrupting Agile. Today, I am continuing with Part 2 of my The Corruption of Agile series by highlighting thoughts from one of the founding […]

Sacred Theory of the Earth Thomas Burnet’s best known work is his Telluris Theoria Sacra, or Sacred Theory of the Earth. The first part was published in 1681 in Latin, and in 1684 in English translation; the second part appeared in 1689 (1690 in English). It was a speculative cosmogony, in which Burnet suggested a […]