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Sebastian Hermida
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  • Philadelphia, PA
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Experimenting with presentation formats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sebastian Hermida Dec 1, 2009. 6 Replies

I ran into a new presentation format that I did not know about: Pecha Kucha. In a nutshell, the presenter shows 20 images for 20 seconds apiece, for a total time of 6 minutes, 40 seconds.I personally…Continue

Concept Camp 2009 is this weekend

Started Sep 22, 2009 0 Replies

So you like camping? And you like coding? Well, Concept Camp is only 3 hours from Philly in the hills of Maryland!Concept camp will feature some of today's most interesting minds in development.…Continue

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Follow-up from August's Roundtable

Posted on August 17, 2010 at 9:00pm 6 Comments

First of all, thanks to Keith for hosting!

It was a great discussion. We will definitely have more of this events in the future...


How to meet other craftsmen

Posted on January 18, 2010 at 10:19pm 0 Comments

I had the luck to meet a craftsman during these holidays. He is not a software craftsman. He does not work with computers, but with construction and repairs of homes and apartments. He is a master mason.

During my stay in Spain, I had to interview and evaluate the proposals of three local constructions shops to almost rebuild from scratch an old apartment there.

I observed a bunch of similarities with the craftsmanship movement of our software industry. This actually… Continue

My learnings at Code Retreat Philadelphia

Posted on November 2, 2009 at 10:45pm 0 Comments

I have published a summary of what happened during the first Philadelphia code retreat.

Read all about it here


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