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A consultant and author of computer programming books trying to reinvent business.
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Big Improvements In Ebook Creation. 31 Mar 2015. I just finished the eBook of the 2nd edition of Atomic Scala. The PDF is, of course, the easiest since it gets created directly from Word (before you tell me I should use something other than Word — I have done numerous experiments, and Word still ...
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Hiring: Steps in the Right Direction
This is a nice post that describes how incompetent our hiring approaches are. In particular, interviews are a terrible way to find employees, because they basically test how well a candidate interviews and not much else. The article describes some better ap...
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Despite what it says on their page, I will NOT be speaking at the Craft conference in Budapest this year (flights too expensive). Sorry.
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Why Not Go (Golang) There? 15 Feb 2015. While there are a LOT of things I really like about the Go language, the bottom line is that I don't use it (mostly because when I studied it the libraries were kind of scarce, something that's apparently changed a lot). It attracted me, but not enough for ...
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Rethinking Errors -- Learning from Scala and Go. 10 Feb 2015. Here is the video of the presentation I gave at Pycon 2013 on different ways of thinking about error handling, based on studying Scala and Go. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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Money is an Abstraction of Time
My friend Nancy sent me this in an email, and allowed me to post it here: Money is basically an abstraction of time.  Time is real (to our physical, corporeal selves), money is imaginary.  Sort of a 'willing suspension of disbelief' construct that makes the...
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Starting the Java Webinar with @_JamesWard in 20 minutes: http://sforce.co/1EpQNXB 
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Do What You Love
An old but very insightful article by Paul Graham describing one process for discovering your best life path. Also see Start With Why and What Should I Do With My Life?
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Abusing Unlimited Vacation
Unlimited vacation time has become quite the rage among companies. What's happened? Have industrial-age companies suddenly seen the light and realized the benefits of treating employees really well? As you might guess, the answer is no. It turns out that so...
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While cool, I guess this policy cannot be applied in France, where there are quite strict work regulations.
But, indeed, if they recruit mostly geeks with no life, passionate about their work, they can win! :-)
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Slide-Deck Summary of "Reinventing Organizations"
Here's a very nice overview of the ideas from Frederic Laloux's Reinventing Organizations . I'm about one third of the way through the book and am savoring it. It's been rewiring my brain, and now it's even harder to see traditional industrial-age organizat...
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Thanks for the link! Have the book in my reading backlog, but this will help.
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