- Maria Antonette who, when told that the French people couldn’t afford bread replied “Let them eat cake”, was an Austrian princess
- Her sister, Marie Louise was Napoleons second wife
- The Hapsburg empire included Austria, Hungary and the Czech lands, and
- “To zalezi” means “It depends” in Czech.
While I was visiting Vienna a Slovak newspaper published a picture that showed a Great Dane and Chihuahua. It was a great coincidence consider we’d just discussed estimating the day before. Here’s the photo:
I had two great teams in Austria. This first team called themselves ten-thousand-and-1 after a (fictional) future vision of the Xbox. What features will the Xbox 10001 have? What can it do? Well, apparently it will make you coffee and will free us all from slavery! =) Here’s the team and their brochure:
Team: Scrum Dogs
The second team did a doggy day-care exercise which feature testimonials from Maria Theresa. Although the idea of a doggy-daycare was not entirely new, the team felt that there was definitely a market opportunity in Vienna. I wouldn’t be surprised to see several doggy daycares the next time I’m here! The team is shown below with their work: