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Some Hard Questions About Building a Team

I feel a certain kinship with Pieter Hintjens.  From his blog, it sounds like his diagnosis was similar to mine, last year.  My diagnosis was wrong, and I declined surgery.  460 more words

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Graduating and the Cult of Organizational Culture

I’ll confess right at the beginning that I’ve been reading Dan Lyons, a.k.a. Fake Steve Jobs, and more recently with HubSpot. He notes that it, and other companies, promote a culture that those of us who have been around for a while may find strange.  521 more words

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The Power of Talk

I have a confession (not really). While ostensibly a techie, I have two degrees in psychology.  I may have learned something in the process.  I am currently reading MIT researcher Sherry Turkle’s fascinating… 244 more words

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About SXSW, Gaming, and Free Speech

So you may have heard about the gaming harassment summit that is a part of the highly attended South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, TX this week. 284 more words

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Bank of America is Pure Evil

All I wanted to do was pay a couple of bills online, as I have done for years.  Suddenly I could not even reach a website that I had used for years. 294 more words

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The Myths Behind Technology and Productivity

There was a period of about 15 years from 1980 to 1995 when productivity grew at about half of the growth rate of the US economy. 437 more words

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