Revisiting Star Trek Nemesis

I recently rewatched ST: Nemesis, which I went to see at the movies, so around 20 years ago. (sorry, there will be some spoilers, I’ll assume that you’ve seen the movie) My impression back then was that it was not great and broke the “even/odd Star Trek movies rule”. This rule states that the odd Star Trek movies are bad and the even ones are good, so after Star Trek Generations (I’m starting at The Next Generation movies to not overcomplicate this: number 7 and therefore bad), it was Star Trek First… Read More

Agile important bits

There is a lot of Agile talking and I think it has reached a point where it is, if not standard, at least a common way of doing software. But, even if there is a lot talking about Agile methodologies, and companies telling that the are doing Agile, are they really doing it? I’m not so sure. When relating to Agile, I always come back to the source, which is the Agile manifesto. I really like its simplicity. Let me copy it here We are uncovering better ways of developing software by… Read More

Wrath of Khan and failure

SPOILERS AHEAD: I will comment a couple of things about Star Trek Into Darkness, so, if you haven’t seen it, and don’t want to know some plot details, you may not want to read this. Just watch the movie and come back, I’ll be here waiting 😉 Oh, there were plenty about Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (and a little of Space Seed), but being a movie from 30 years ago, I doubt they can be considering spoilers. — Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is, no doubt, a… Read More

Crítica despiadada de “Todo va a cambiar” de E. Dans

Influido y presionado desde Twitter, he decidido leerme el libro “Todo va cambiar”, de Enrique Dans. Sinceramente, ha sido un suplicio, y la idea es hacer un resumen para que nadie más tenga que hacerlo… 😀 Primero, unas ideas preconcebidas. No me gusta nada Enrique Dans. Lo encuentro el paradigma del gurú de Internet que simplemente habla sin tener mucha idea, que intenta comunicar a base de repetir las mismas ideas que hacen otros, y con un sobramiento de sí mismo desmesurado. Hay un lugar para “los comunicadores”, gente que se encarga… Read More