The Google Security Blog starts our day as they talk about experimenting with post-quantum cryptography. Most of us do not need to worry about the details of this, but just be glad that some very smart people are doing something. Ayende @ Rahien continues the database internals series with two more posts on the performance… Read More Geek Reading July 8, 2016 #1144
Starting our day we have Scobleizer writing again! Today we get an excellent post on spatial computing and what Apple and Tim Cook need to do. Ted Neward writes about the value of failure. In particular, he talks about what you can learn from failing over the years. Janelle Quibuyen gives us a great post… Read More Geek Reading June 1, 2016 #1118
Venture Beat leads the day with their reporting of Google+ Collections. I have mixed feelings about this mainly because I like having options available but Google+ does not seem to really be gaining mass adoption. On AVC, Fred Wilson talks about taking inspiration from failed projects. Everyone should read this, regardless of whether you are… Read More Geek Reading May 5, 2015
I tend to talk about failure a bit on this blog. Failure is a good topic for discussion, whether it is project failure or failures by people. Why is it such a good topic to talk about? Because people fail every day and so do companies. However, in our world, people like to talk about… Read More Failures Are Really Mini Successes
Recently, I wrote about how software development processes do not fail, the people involved with the projects fail. The idea in that post was that the processes are rarely followed the way they are written. The parts that fail are the people adding scope without following the process, the people underestimating the complexity of a… Read More Defining Project Failure
About a month ago, there was a great call to action on the WorkAwesome blog: What is the best professional advice you ever received? And where did it come from? I meant to write a post in response to this, but the usual events (news, work, family) thwarted my efforts. Given that today is Labor… Read More What Are You Offering, Complaints or Options?