Tag Archives: Craft Skills

The Story of Lost Arts

I last came here when my son was a very young, wriggly, distracted, bored, little boy, who wanted to run off and explore.  We stood for a while, watching the artisans ply their craft.  There were marvels being produced.  The … Continue reading

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Artisan Factory Tours

This is a sweeping generalisation, but I love factory tours.  Any time I get to see how something is made, where I can see talented artisans creating things, with their hands, minds and with devilishly clever and intricately thought out … Continue reading

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Is Software Development an Art or a Science?

Software development is thought of as an industrial process, where interchangeable, commodity programmers are set to work and so long as they follow the process, the best software emerges.  If you need more or better software, you just yell at … Continue reading

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