Adewale Oshineye is an engineer at a little-known search engine named
Google. This is a consequence of many deeply geeky evenings spent
programming 8-bit computers when he was a child.
When he grew up Adewale somehow fell into IT consultancy. His career
at consultancies such as Thoughtworks gave him the chance to work on
projects ranging from point-of-sale systems for electrical retailers
to trading systems for investment banks. It also gave him a chance to
learn from some of the most interesting software craftspeople in
In those rare moments when he's not in front of a computer he can be
found behind a digital camera somewhere in London.
"Short, concise, well-written, highly useful...All in all, this is a solid read."
--Jim Holmes, FrazzledDad
"While this book wont teach you a new technology, it will most definitely help you learn that new technology in a way that is sustainable over the long haul. Incorporating these mindsets into your life will do wonders to make you feel much more competent, as well as helping you to enjoy the journey along the way. Apprenticeship Patterns is a highly recommended read."
--Thomas Duff, Duffbert's Random Musings
"Well presented and easy-to-read advice."
--Sue Gee, I Programmer