Retro of the Week #27 Balance of Crowd TDD

Another week has passed. This time we will worry about balance. The spread of information and TDD.Retro 27 mind map

The Question of the week: How to find balance in life?

I have a small dog he is sick, He came already ill from a breeder. And he is consuming quite a lot of time. Making me rethink some my activities. Plus also the time I am spending on self-development.
You often hear that you should spend time on self-development etc. And I think it is true. But life is not so simple.
Maaret argues that willpower is about choosing long time benefit over short time gain.  I see her point, but I think willpower is more needed to find balance.
It is easy to indulge in self-development of skill for future, by staying the long night. And suffering next that poor performance cause of lack of sleep. But that lack of sleep has a lot of nasty long-term consequences too.

The question is where the happy balance is?
I think the only answer I have is – There is no balance, and there never will be, you will have always worked hard to fix your position in search of that balance.

The Article of the week:

After Adventures that Alan Page had on twitter, I’ve found this beautiful game explaining wisdom and madness of the crowds. If you have 40 minutes to spare. It is a precious experience

Also, this article about TDD is worth reading.

The Experiment of the week:

I am writing an app for my workshop,
And I’ve decided to do with TDD approach app is nearly done.
So I’ve decided to check how TDD translates in my case to code coverage:silly meme about code coverage

State of the blog:

I will have a workshop on PMI conference at the end of May
In June I will go on holidays so there will be a week or two without any post from me.

And How did your week go?

Did you read something interesting? Or there are questions connected to testing that are on your mind?


 If you want to read more weeks retros check here.

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