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Strategies for Healthier Dev

Not too long ago, I was part of a panel at the launch event for TechLadies, an initiative that encourages women to learn to code. Along the way, I mentioned a bit about my background as an athlete.

Source: http://alistapart.com/article/strategies-for-healthier-dev via #ifttt

NASA’s 10 Coding Rules for Writing Safety Critical Program

Every large, complex software development projects use coding standards and guidelines. These guidelines establish the ground rules that are to be followed while writing software.

Source: http://www.rankred.com/nasa-coding-rules/ via #ifttt

How technology disrupted the truth

One Monday morning last September, Britain woke to a depraved news story. The prime minister, David Cameron, had committed an “obscene act with a dead pig’s head”, according to the Daily Mail.

Source: http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/jul/12/how-technology-disrupted-the-truth via #ifttt


Activity dashboard

There's a hole in my recent – activity – life.

I've been offline since the end of June following the discovery of a kidney stone (nephrolithiasis) lodged in my upper urinary tract that was surgically removed on my birthday (#sigh).

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The school year has finished in the best way possible for both Emma and Mathias. Let the Summer come now!

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Hello, my name is David Roessli. I am a freelance web designer and developer based in Geneva, Switzerland.

This weblog is an nth attempt to solve my multiple online personalities and weblog/rss feeds burnout issues. (more)


I have been contemplating the idea of upgrading my desktop Mac since this spring. The latest 27" iMac (Quad-Core) seemed the perfect candidate, but the release of Apple's 27" Monitor last September made me stick with the Mac Pro...


The autopsy of an iconic album cover picked up on Kottke.org. A stacked graph of successive radio signals from pulsar CP 1919, in a 1977 astronomy encyclopedia that originated in a 1970 Ph.D. thesis. Fascinating <3...


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