The last post wasn't really about the lecture, so this one is :)
How do we inspire people?
As we talked about how we inspire people by why we do instead of what and how, it is creepingly similar to this TED talk by Simon Sinek. I guess Prof Ben had watched this before, and I agree that this is a very inspiring concept :)
Software engineering practices
About the software engineering practices: they are not exactly very new to me although I have no formal experience in that area. Dealing with people, decoupling, division of work etc. are all so common even outside software engineering that they are no-brainer common sense to everyone that has seriously managed a meaningful project or organisation (I hope this is not too biased). Read more »