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iOS: HTML Playground

What is geekier than coding your own iPhone and iPad app?  How about coding your own coding app for iPhone and iPad? Yup, it has been done! Let me introduce you to.... HTML Playground! AppStore: PawApps: I battled the Apple AppStore approval process on this one for a little bit, but it finally made it last night and has been having a great first day out in the wild. Here is a quick Read more [...]

Patriotic Zombie Cafe

I am definitely a geek... but no, I am not really a gamer. When we were little, my older brother and I had a Nintendo (NES).  And other than that one time I got in big trouble for pinching him because I felt it should be my turn, I was mostly content watching him play through levels. Breaking blocks and stomping Koopas, slashing swords in Astynax,  jumping through an almost 3D course in Q*bert, feeding weird flavored recipes to a blob, and of course shooting ducks, clay pigeons and laughing Read more [...]

Operate Forward

Today I had a guest post published on CDR Sean Heritage's blog... Right then, right there, with keystrokes and mouse clicks, our CNO exercised the second of his three tenets, Operate Forward. Operating forward simply means that we and our actions are deliberately taken to the target, whether friendly or not. And in a world that becomes digitally connected with one another more and more every day, our lives, for better or worse, are increasingly being lived online. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Read more [...]

Scrum Values Overview

[ refer to post: 'I am the Scrum Master' for index of all Scrum posts ] There are five words that speak clearly to the values of Scrum Focus Courage Openness Commitment Respect Really these are five great values to live most of your life by ... but we can talk more about that at a later date! Let's break these out: Focus One of my favorite aspects of the Scrum process is how clearly all the roles are defined.  Whether Team Member, Scrum Master, Product Owner, or Stakeholder, Read more [...]