Weekly Chatter 13


My weekly list of what I’m enjoying or pondering - Weekly Chatter 13.

Challenge of the week

Agile Tour Vilnius 2017 It was an awesome event, and it was a privilege to share my knowledge with Agile enthusiasts and practitioners. It was my second Agile Tour Vilnius event in a row. I hope to be back here next year!

Reducing Technology Risks Through Prototyping - Slides

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What I’m most excited about

Playing with a dog Video on Instagram

Original career advice

Beyond Software Craftsmanship by Eduards Sizovs

What I am experimenting with

Word runner in the Kindle app It displays one word at a time and keeps reader’s eyes on a single word. I am struggling with it, though I’ve managed to get in the reading zone for quite some time already.

Insights from Stoicism

Set the standards and use them Is this the kind of thing the person I would like to be should do?

Honesty as our default Avoid phrases like “I will be honest with you here…”

Revenge is a dish best not served Remember, that anger always outlasts hurt.

Don’t get mad. Help We expect things to happen magically, people to get better.

I'm Valdas Maksimavicius. I write about data, cloud technologies and personal development. You can find more about me here.