Weekend Linkfest 102: macro mini celebrities, revisiting software development ideas, and an XP practice smorgasbord
- Blog of macroeconomic mini-celebrity Steve Keen
- Ray Dalio of Bridgewater, and his ideas on how economies really work
What we actually know about software development, and why we believe it’s true: given primarily to students, but still interesting and entertaining nonetheless.
- “Code review is the most effective (hour for hour) way to remove bugs, not more unit tests. “, i.e. a second opinion removes 60-90% of bugs in the first hour of the first attempt.
- Conway’s Law: code structure reflects organizational structure
- Organizational chart distance has more effect on post release fault rate, than physical proximity.
- Lines of code are primary correlator with bugs found in production, everything else is not a meaningful improvement as of research in 2001
- Free algo trading platforms: a list of (mostly java based) freeware available to play with automated trading