This is Simba, my daughter Ruby’s reward for smashing her HSC results – over 95%, and that was during lockdown with no teachers and plenty of isolation. I’ve instructed my wife to stop making bets with Ruby. It’s awesome seeing her so happy, they are best buddies. 💓 You may recognize his name from the […]
Wow. Hasn’t this been the world’s largest ‘working from home’ experiment? Developers working remotely or from home were quite common in our software industry even before the Covid-19 lockdown. At SSW, I’ve always been reluctant to do more than minimal work from home, for a few reasons; I believe co-located Scrum Teams are better It’s a lot […]
I love these end of year review posts. When you’re in the thick of a project, it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, but when you stop, reflect, and look back… it’s a beautiful landscape. That’s what this year has been like. Celebrity deaths, the US election, the SSW reno… phew. […]
I’ve come to really enjoy writing these end-of-year review posts. I find it’s not until I’m looking back that I realise just how huge a year it’s been, and how much we’ve achieved – and 2015 was no exception! This year SSW doubled our YouTube presence, we’ve kept working and upgrading to the best and […]
1st February 1917 – 4th January 2012 94.9 years Figure: Jack Cogan’s British Passport Yesterday, 2 significant events occurred: · my eldest girl Eve, had her 10th birthday · my dad died at 94 The one thing I am most thankful for is that my dad still stayed himself, right to the end. He still […]
Please come along and enjoy a day with Eve to celebrate her Christening. When: Saturday January 4 2003; 11am Where: Greek Church in Leichardt And afterwords at our place till 5pm. A few pictures from her first year
This is to announce that at 1.03 a.m. (Sydney Daylight Savings time) on Friday 4th January 2002 EVE PARASKEVI COGAN was born into the world by Anastasia and Adam Cogan. (In Greek Paraskevi means Friday). We can’t wait to hear Eve after Adam explained .NET to her.