Monthly Archives: April 2011

Blizzard Entertainment: 20th Anniversary — awesome story and journey of programmers and gamers.

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Incredible India – awesome writing and story from the girl from the coast

I couldn’t breathe normally every time we were on the road in India. Back here, I curse a lot when I drive. In India, I was always at the backseat but I cursed even more.  My Tita Mitchu kept reprimanding … Continue reading

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Design Outside the Box

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Programmers are most effective when they avoid writing code.

Programmers are most effective when they avoid writing code. They may realize the problem they’re being asked to solve doesn’t need to be solved, that the client doesn’t actually want what they’re asking for. They may know where to find … Continue reading

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There are two kinds of people in the world

You’ve either started a company or you haven’t.  ”Started” doesn’t mean joining as an early employee, or investing or advising or helping out.  It means starting with no money, no help, no one who believes in you (except perhaps your … Continue reading

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This was never supposed to happen.

Yet, like the famous ocean liner, Amazon’s cloud crashed this week, taking with it Reddit, Quora, FourSquare, Hootsuite, parts of the New York Times, ProPublica and about 70 other sites. The massive outage raised questions about the reliability of AWS … Continue reading

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The Sagan Series

The Sagan Series is a project by Redditor rgower. I purchased these domains (TheSaganSeries.com and SaganSeries.com) on his behalf to prevent anyone squatting on them for money. This site will serve as a home to these truly epic videos. A … Continue reading

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