Conway’s law: architecture is useless

The title is a bit of an exaggeration of course, or is it? Remember Conway’s law? It states that organizations which design systems … are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations Remember…

What is architecture?

Recently someone asked me: “Say, how would you define architecture?”. This made me remember the IEEE definition which really captures the essence. I think it is worthwhile to repeat it here, since it speaks for itself: The fundamental organization of…

Twitter elections prediction: the data

So here’s the data so far, from 2012-08-27 till 2012-09-12. Note that we had to correct the numbers for GROEN (green), because #groen is a hashtag that is also used for ecological topics in general.  Other than that we didn’t change the…

Coming Soon

A new and shiny post about something Architectural.