1. To All The Mothers

    When we were expecting our first, when we couldn’t actually do anything but wait while Emily’s body did all the parenting that could be done, when we spent a lot of time on idle research, I looked up mammary glands on Wikipedia.

    The theory is that they began ...

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  2. Conway’s Corollary

    Conway’s Law states:

    organizations which design systems are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations

    I’ve always read this as an accusation: we are doomed to recreate the structure of our organizations in the structure of software projects. And further: projects ...

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