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John Saddington
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The difference? Values guide decision-making and a sense of what’s important and what’s right.  Culture is the collection of business practices, processes, and interactions that make up the work environment. Love that. I also appreciate the understanding…
The difference? Values guide decision-making and a sense of what’s important and what’s right.  Culture is the collection of business practices, processes, and interactions that make up the work environment. Love that. I also appreciate the understanding about how important values are from Day #1 to, well, infinity: A company’s values should never really change. … Continue reading Culture and Values
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Ouch. You can see that this person really had it out for me and the last line really punches me in the gut:
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I’ve got two new experiments happening at the exact same time:
I’ve got two new experiments happening at the exact same time: I’m building a small OS X app I’m calling Teeny Tokyo. I’m using Changelog exclusively to share updates on the progress and how I’m putting it together. I’m excited because I get to build something that I really need to build for myself and secondly … Continue reading Teeny Tokyo
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Hmm: You will have a more user-friendly government, a more responsive government. A government that can work with individuals on individual problems in a more tailored way, because the technology facilitates that the same way it increasingly does for…
Hmm: You will have a more user-friendly government, a more responsive government. A government that can work with individuals on individual problems in a more tailored way, because the technology facilitates that the same way it increasingly does for private-sector companies. It might be a long-shot so I hope his team can get it figured … Continue reading Obama’s Tech Startup
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One of the most requested features for the latest v1.4 was some advanced formatting, such as footnotes, code blocks, and tables (which I made customizable). I could continue to expand on the text formatting forever but I feel good about where I’ve landed…
One of the most requested features for the latest v1.4 was some advanced formatting, such as footnotes, code blocks, and tables (which I made customizable). I could continue to expand on the text f...
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Pretty helpful, especially as it relates to this job.
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Three quotes: Avi fondly remembers Super Mario Brothers—not as a diversion, but rather as an inspiration that could ultimately lead her to a career in software engineering as she learns how to code. Yes. That’s my story too, for sure. And this:
Three quotes: Avi fondly remembers Super Mario Brothers—not as a diversion, but rather as an inspiration that could ultimately lead her to a career in software engineering as she learns how to code. Yes. That’s my story too, for sure. And this: For Avi and students like her across the country who are learning to code … Continue reading Coding is Collaboration, Communication
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This could be useful.
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So… okay… now what? I’ll let you know if anything magical happens here… I’m not entirely sure what to expect with Apple’s new “News” Channel thingy.
So… okay… now what? I’ll let you know if anything magical happens here… I’m not entirely sure what to expect with Apple’s new “News” Channel thingy. Like this:Like Loading... Related
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via Neil: Stories should change you — good stories should change you. … and this:
via Neil: Stories should change you — good stories should change you. … and this: But what we can do, I think, is try and create stories that are interesting enough and important enough that our grandchildren might want to tell those stories to their grandchildren — because that’s the purpose of stories, that’s what … Continue reading Neil Gaiman: How Stories Last
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via The Atlantic: Why do people mute their emotions in the face of greater suffering? A study from Keith Payne at the University of North Carolina found that “the collapse of compassion happens because when people see multiple victims, it is a signal that…
via The Atlantic: Why do people mute their emotions in the face of greater suffering? A study from Keith Payne at the University of North Carolina found that “the collapse of compassion happens because when people see multiple victims, it is a signal that they ought to rein in their emotions [because] the alternative might … Continue reading The Greatest Good
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… and How It’s Rapidly Changing Thanks to Tech… My last two roles had the title of Chief Communications Officer, which is often used interchangeably with Public Relations Officer which I think is much more “cool” when you consider the acronyms, CCO and…
… and How It’s Rapidly Changing Thanks to Tech… My last two roles had the title of Chief Communications Officer, which is often used interchangeably with Public Relations Officer which I think is much more “cool” when you consider the acronyms, CCO and PRO, with the latter being clearly the hipper one. I mean, who doesn’t want to … Continue reading The Role and Responsibilities of a Chief Communications Officer
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    Chief Communications Officer, 2015 - present
    Excitement grows when more people know: http://assembly.com
  • YO, GG.
    Developer, 1982 - present
    For the goods: http://yo.gg/
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Startup founder, enterprise executive, award-winning indie developer, life-long blogger, educator, hacker, husband, parent, and coach. If I'm not building the next big thing then I'm investing in those that are.
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the internet is my playground.
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  • Dallas Theological Seminary
    M. Biblical Studies, M. Christian Ed., 2006 - 2013
    Behavioral science, psychology, & management. A little techno-anthropology.
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Science, Technology and Culture, 2001 - 2005
    Design psychology and post-modern philosophy. WTF?!
  • The Bolles School
    Degree in How School Sucks, 1997 - 2001
    There are few words that adequately describe this experience.
  • American School in Japan
    Degree in Hard Knocks, 1994 - 1997
    I loved Tokyo more than school.
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