Author Archives: Hayim Makabee

About Hayim Makabee

Veteran software developer, enthusiastic programmer, author of a book on Object-Oriented Programming, co-founder and CEO at KashKlik, an innovative Influencer Marketing platform.

On Happiness and Realistic Expectations

In general I’m known by my friends as a smiling person. Once a colleague asked me: “Why are you always smiling?” Then I smiled and answered him: “Because I have low expectations!” Just think about it. What is frustration? What … Continue reading

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The Iceberg Illusion: Hidden Success Factors

Do you believe in luck? Are successful people luckier than the average person? Did they have more opportunities? Did they have access to things most people don’t? I don’t believe so. I think that what makes people successful is their … Continue reading

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On Italian Food and the Evolution of Software Architecture

I really like this picture. Besides being funny, I think it is also a nice metaphor. There is no such a thing the “right software architecture”, in the same way that there is no such a thing the “right Italian … Continue reading

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KashKlik at Pitch Tonight

Yesterday I had the pleasure to present KashKlik at the Pitch Tonight event at the Google Campus at Tel-Aviv. I explained the vision of KashKlik’s marketplace and how it solves two problems: 1) KashKlik enables advertisers to use Influencer Marketing, providing automation, … Continue reading

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Adaptable Designs for Agile Software Development

The Agile Café Meetup in Israel organized a special event about “The Architect Role in the Agile Era”. I was glad to be invited to give a talk about Adaptable Software Design. Title: Adaptable Designs for Agile Software Development Abstract: This … Continue reading

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How I lost during 7 years. And then I won.

My father started teaching me chess when I was seven years old. He never let me win, as most people normally do when they play against small children. He would always play seriously, making me understand that my purpose was … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions: On Dreams, Goals, Plans and Actions

It is again this time of the year in which people are making their New Year Resolutions. I found very appropriate to share the picture below: it reminds us that the most important thing is not having dreams, but being … Continue reading

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