Strategies that do not work against fascists: semantics/pedantry, rational debate, "both sides" framing

Strategies that do work: de-platforming, humiliation, face-punching

intolerance does not deserve respect, and they will take every opening to convert your respect into more power

I'll be in Cornwall for Agile on the Beach, which is July 6-7 ( If anyone is interested in a half or full day workshop w me there, or further away after the conference, pls get in touch. I'm there July 3 - 12. See for some of my fave topics, open to others!

Als eines der 1. Länder der Welt stieg 🇩🇪 1994 komplett aus FCKW-Gasen aus. Niemand faselte was von Technologieoffenheit, Innovationen oder von der Ozon-Ideologie. Niemand bezeichnete Demonstranten als Ozon-Terroristen. FCKW wurde einfach verboten. Was ist nur seitdem geschehen?

There are NO "best practices" in Agile other than continuous improvement and learning. There are pretty-good practices that worked for one team and may or may not work in your context, but that's a very different thing.

Europaweiter Protest: #Petition gegen #Chatkontrolle

Der Dachverband digitaler europäischer Bürgerrechtsorganisationen #EDRi u. das Bündnis #Stop_Scanning_Me haben eine Petition gegen die Chatkontrolle-Verordnung gestartet, die ab jetzt unterzeichnet werden kann.

Die Petition fordert Europaabgeordnete auf, den Verordnungsentwurf der EU-Kommission abzulehnen u stattdessen eine Alternative zu verfolgen, die mit Grundrechten vereinbar ist.


Countdown läuft .... ⏰ ⛵ 🐧

Wir brauchen noch mindestens 3 Anmeldungen bis einschließlich Dienstag.

Wenn ihr u.a. mit @hendrikEbbers @ascheman und @sparsick in einer entspannten Segelatmosphäre über Java und so abnerden wollt, dann schnell anmelden unter

#java #unconference #community

Sometimes, when watching Netflix on my Philipps Android TV, I have this strange sounds. It only happens with Netflix.
TV is connected to a and Yamaha Receiver w/ an optical cable
When I change to the internal TV speakers, sound is ok.

Anyone has an idea what the cause is?

All hands on deck ⛵ 🚀

Bis zum 28.02. brauchen wir noch mindestens 8 Anmeldungen, damit die ganze Show stattfinden kann.

Also ran die Tastatur, ihr #java Landratten! 🏴‍☠️ 🦜 ☠️

#unconference #sailing #communityRulez

Want to mock your APIs away when testing with Java?
Have a look at Wiremock! Bas Dijkstra has created an awesome open-source workshop on Wiremock, here you can find a summary.
Link to a text version in the first reply.

My Thursday
@infoq news: Test Automation Requires a Strategy and Clean Code, with
@chrissbaumann based on his Agile Testing Days talk

🐸 The next edition of the Friends of Good Software unconference #FroGSConf is happening in cyberspace on Saturday, March 11:

Past editions have included sessions about:

- #testing without touching the software
- ensemble testing on various targets
- feature branching from a tester's perspective
- whether SAFe can lead to good software
- working with multiple teams
- "Help, I'm surrounded by idiots!"

So bring what you're curious about, and learn something new.

While working on a talk is great fun and learning, I always discover so much more things I don't know yet, but want to learn about.
This is cool, because it means I can continue to learn, and also can be demotivating, because I figure there's so many more things I don't know yet.

In Bayern dürfen in einem Abstand von 2km zu Ortschaften keine Windräder aufgestellt werden.
Warum reißt man dann die Ortschaften nicht einfach ab?
#Lützerath #Lutzerath

Fingers crossed please!
Is just submitted sessions for spring and UK.
You should too, CfP is still open until tomorrow!

I blogged about 2022 as a conference speaker: "2022 – the year I made it into public speaking"

I hosted 10 sessions at 6 events in 5 countries.


“Ah look there’s another idiotic thing Musk has done over on Twitter!”

After a while it gets repetitive

We have ample evidence now he’s not just erratic and unpleasant as CEO but downright dangerous

With Musk in control the place can’t be saved

The main point now: getting people to move en masse - here to Mastodon or indeed to whatever other network(s) make sense. Nothing else makes sense as a reaction

If you care, move

I think it’s important to repeat: you don't "have something to hide" when you put blinds on your windows or close the door when you're on the can or wear clothes.

Privacy isn't about having something to hide. It's not about keeping secrets. It's about you being the person who chooses what you reveal about yourself, and when, and to who, and the other word we have for that is "dignity". Your inherent dignity, as a human being.

Your privacy is the agency you have over your dignity.

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