Month: June 2011

Matrix of Emotions

Robert Plutchik’s Matrix of Emotions

I saw the image below recently and was intrigued. Unfortunately I saw the image without context so I couldn’t figure out what to google to learn more. The other day, however, I ran into it again. Here’s the explanation I found: Robert Plutchik considered there to be eight primary emotions – anger, fear, sadness, disgust, […]

Coding Ugly

I am a forest - by Gustav Klim

Sometimes it’s good to just hack. Don’t worry about scalability or maintainability, don’t sweat coding standards, ignore DRY but mutter YAGNI as often as possible – just duct tape things together as you think of them. It’s like sketching, but instead of a pencil you have a text editor. You pop around the control flow […]

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