Monthly Archives: January 2011

Refer A Developer, Make $10,000. Seryos!

Over on the west coast, companies like Google and Facebook are duking it out for top tech talent.  There’s all sorts of craziness going on including 10% across the board raises and big bonuses. Back here in Boston, there’s a similar … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs: I pay a price by not having much of a personal life.

Well, my favorite things in life are books, sushi and…. My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time. As it is, I pay a price by … Continue reading

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Jobs: Computers are actually pretty simple.

Computers are actually pretty simple. We’re sitting here on a bench in this cafe [for this part of the Interview]. Let’s assume that you understood only the most rudimentary of directions and you asked how to find the rest room. … Continue reading

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Startup meetup, awesome turn out!

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Software Craftsmanship: We’re tired of writing crap

I’ve gone from Dan North’s post, to Gil Zilberfeld’s to Michael Feather’s to Jason Gorman’s.  It would appear that we, in the software craftsmanship movement have not been clear. I hope this blog clears a few things up. Why is … Continue reading

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Life running a startup: your personal life will suffer

If there’s one motto I can hope to live by, it’s those simple two words. Just under 2 years ago, I quit my comfy security consulting job to “do my own thing.” Since then, I’ve started two companies and even … Continue reading

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How To Manage A Tech Career

Start a group.  Write a book.  Make an open source project.  This stuff all counts as career work, even though it may not be immediately connected to your current job.  What it does is show to future employers that you … Continue reading

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