Business, venture capital, Ruby and the Fringe

A thoroughly enjoyable presentation from RubyFringe, one of the best I have ever watched. It starts with a few minutes of demonstration of a reasonably cool music tool, but the real meat is in the presentation which follows – a fast paced, insightful and downright humorous rant about a wide range of topics from Leonardo …

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Business Requirements are Bullshit

A somewhat extreme rant from Steve Yegge about the inherent uselessness of “gathering business requirements” as a part of a product development process. There are some pretty obvious flaws (and many are pointed out by commenters) but it’s still an enjoying and generally on-target diatribe. Stevey’s Blog Rants: Business Requirements are Bullshit