A Trace in the Sand
Online Architecture Journal
by Ruth Malan

I also write at:

- Resources for Architects

- Architecture Action Guide

- Trace In the Sand Blog





August 2008

8/1/08 Your Co-ordinates

This journal logs some of my exploration of topics related to architects architecting architecture.

8/3/08 My Entry in the Software Super Villains Cartoon Contest

Some Aussie bloggers started a "software super villain" cartoon thing, which, with some attention, could become something (a creative way to vent, at least). So here's my 2 minute hit:

In "collaboration" with Nick Malik (should I tell Nick?), I created the "Perpetual Critic" villain for the Software Super Villains series:

"Good architects do more than 'seagull' the project (Fly in, make a lot of noise, crap all over everything, and fly off.)"

Nick Malik, Don't walk in with a problem until you have a solution, Nov 2006

Along the same lines, there's the "Bucket of Cold Water" guy (a.k.a. the "wet blanket"):

 bucket of cold water software villain


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