Posts Tagged ‘Jaguar’

12 Failed Game Consoles and Add-Ons

While some items on this list of failed consoles shouldn’t be there in my opinion (the bottom four items, actually), it’s still interesting to see what companies have tried over the years. The Nintendo 64 Disk Drive in particular is a curiosity. Sometimes, it doesn’t matter if you’re a huge company like Sega or Atari. […]

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Gold-Plating Software

Gold-plating means adding unnecessary, frivolous features or requirements. This is covered in the book Rapid Development. Gold-plating is a great metaphor for adding artificial value, like cheaply manufactured jewelry. Having spent a few years programming, these words from Jeff Atwood ring true. When designing a project, you have to be careful to not have too […]

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