I just wanted to let people know that RegularGeek is having email problems. It looks like I have only been getting part of my emails for the past week to 10 days. So if you emailed a regulargeek.com address, please be patient as I try to sort things out. I just received a batch of… Read More Quick Note: RegularGeek Having Email Problems
I was not planning on writing anything like this post, but Seth Godin had a great post on learning from a lousy teacher. If you have a teacher (of any sort) that you cannot please, that you cannot learn from, that is unwilling to take you where you need to go because he is defending… Read More 10 Ideas To Make Your Lousy Job Better
Over the course of my 15-year career I have found some things that I liked about jobs and other things that I did not like. It has taken me a while to figure things out, but most people will have one type of job and company that “fits”. Of course, the logical question to ask… Read More Finding A Job That Fits
Please see a more recent update of the NoSQL trends at NoSQL Job Trends – September 2010. In the past, I have posted about job trends for traditional programming languages as well as Web 2.0 programming languages. This is really just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to skills that jobs may require.… Read More NoSQL Job Trends – March 2010
A few months ago, I wrote about process rarely fixing the real problem. I remembered that post because of an issue that was reported to me, and Tac Anderson wrote a timely post about the same idea. He phrases the question a little differently by asking if you are solving problems or fixing problems, and… Read More Are You Treating The Symptom Or Solving The Problem?
Today I am going to write about a topic that has always bothered me. I had not thought that I would write about it, but a post this morning by Seth Godin really triggered this post. His post is really promoting his new book Linchpin (Amazon Link), but it starts with an excellent quote by… Read More Are You Managing Resources Or Building Knowledge?
Earlier this week, Google announced that they were adding the ability to “star” search results. This was added and SearchWiki was removed from the search results so that there was not duplicate functionality. The basic idea is that people like the concept of saving good search results, but really could not be bothered with changing… Read More Google Aligning Its Stars And Its Applications
UPDATE: Please see a more current version of web and scripting languages for August 2010. At the beginning of this month, I compared the job trends for traditional programming languages like C++, Java and others. That was initially done because of TIOBE releasing their yearly language rankings. I also noticed that is was approximately 6… Read More Web 2.0 Programming Language Job Trends – February 2010