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Microservice Mistakes - Complexity as a Service

Technical Empathy - the ability to see the system from the point of view of the caller of your code, not just the point of view of your code…

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Application Architecture

Why staying well is hard work. Professor Carl May - Healthcare Innovation

Living with a serious long-term condition is often hard and complex work. My team and I are interested in finding ways to reduce complexity and lift the burden for people with these conditions, and their families, at end of life. 367 more words

Complexity: What's in a Word?

The Walter Gordon Symposium is an annual conference co-hosted by the School of Public Policy and Governance and Massey College. In the lead up to the 2015 Walter Gordon Symposium, students, speakers, faculty, and community members are invited to share their reflections on the theme of ‘Confronting Complexity’ in Canadian society.  865 more words


Complexity in ELT: what it is and what it isn't

“The last time I did this lesson, the students loved it. I tried it again today, with another class that was just like the first one, and it was an absolute disaster”.

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Applied Linguistics

Is Closure Always What We Need?

“Human beings are social creatures. We are social not just in the trivial sense that we like company, and not just in the obvious sense that we depend on others. 727 more words


Wanted: a character

I keep coming back to the questions why: “why mutants”, “why science fiction”, “why transformation”, “why all this strangeness when I could go plant some trees instead”. 354 more words


Manzi's Uncontrolled

In social science, a myriad of factors can affect outcomes. Think of all the factors claimed to affect school achievement – student characteristics such as intelligence, conscientiousness, patience and willingness to work hard, parental characteristics such as income and education, and then there is genetics, socioeconomic status, school peers, teacher quality, class size, local crime and so on. 1,505 more words