By Adrian Kosmaczewski. Updates every Friday.
Something very big happened during the last 20 years: The Agile Invasion™®©.
As the taxi rushed away from my old home along Avenida del Libertador, I looked through the rear windshield for one last time.
Once upon a time, there was a programming environment made by Microsoft called Visual J++.
In 2002 I moved back to Switzerland, and found a first job as a developer in a company making a super expensive product nobody needed.
Back in 1997 I was earning some cash writing Active Server Pages in that mutant programming language called VBScript.
If you work in this industry for a certain amount of time you are certainly bound to suffer, at some point or another, the delicious experience of the programmer job interview.
Somewhere between the end of the Second World War and the beginning of the Cold War, when the enemy started speaking Russian instead of German, a US Navy programmer was working in an early computer, trying feverishly to solve a problem in a program.
Probably the single most important skill that has always helped me when dealing with computers is the ability to type without looking at the keyboard.
As far as I can remember, I have always been fascinated by computers.
I was born in Argentina. This fact, all by itself, provides a rather unlimited amount of smiles in every person I meet.