UK Politics economics
Richard Murphy: Freeports are tax havens whatever the government might say about them
Just a reminder of one of the great heroes of our age https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/12/long-lunch-spanish-civil-servant-skips-work-for-years-without-anyone-noticing
work boring software business
New stats-obsessed bosses are apparently complaining our team's "cycle time" between starting and closing an item is too long, because we don't close it until it's tested on all code branches. Asked the Scrum Master of another team how they do it. They only test on one branch. Currently resisting the pressure to improve a meaningless metric by not testing properly.
Today I don't feel like doing anything
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