Seth Godin leads our day with his post on resilience. Resilience goes with hard work, and can really help your career in the long term. On Laughing Meme, we have an excellent post on technical debt. It takes a slightly different slant on technical debt and I don’t agree with everything, but it is worth… Read More Geek Reading January 14, 2016
Three great articles lead off our day. First, Seth Godin prompts us to raise our standards and to make sure we have a boss that wants the same. In business, complacency can mean death. Fred Wilson at AVC talks about “dumbing things down”. More appropriately, if you really want to win you need to make… Read More Geek Reading April 23, 2015
Today we have a few top stories for you. First, Apple announced their acquisition of FoundationDB. I am curious what this purchase is really about, but we will have to wait and see. Both Sides of the Table brings us an interview with Fred Wilson that is very informative. Lastly, Seth Godin talks about how… Read More Geek Reading March 25, 2015
Seth Godin leads us off with a good post on the difference between commitment and technique. Obviously, this applies to almost all parts of life, you can have the proper technique, but without commitment, you will not be as successful as you could be. Techipedia, the home of Tamar Weinberg, has a similar topic today… Read More Geek Reading March 20, 2015
Leading us off is a joint venture between two behemoths. Google and Microsoft are working together regarding Angular2 and TypeScript. Seth Godin gives us something interesting to think about in his post regarding the asymmetry of decay. Northwestern University brings us another interesting topic, where they found that creative genius is driven by distraction. As… Read More Geek Reading March 6, 2015
Some very cool news today, Raspberry Pi 2 is announced and stays the same price but is a big upgrade. Seth Godin drops some genius, but the money quote is in the last line, “if you fail to invest the time and effort to find a better path, it’s unlikely you’ll find one.” On Javalobby,… Read More Geek Reading February 3, 2015
In the past few weeks, the same question of “who is your customer” has been discussed. Each of these conversations were completely unrelated to each other, but the general content was the same. So, it was with much delight that I saw Seth Godin wrote a post about this: Either you’re selling to people who… Read More Who Is Your Target Customer?
For whatever reason, more business and product design concepts have been bothering me. As is typical, Seth Godin writes a timely post that gets my brain moving. Things are different this time, this time he wrote two. His posts and my recent rant on communications guided my thoughts further. How you design your product influences… Read More On Product Design And Expectations
In today’s economy and recession, a lot of people are unemployed. There are probably a lot of people that are under-employed as well, we just do not hear about them as much. Then there are people that have a very good job at a stable company, may even like the work that they are doing,… Read More Are You Wrongly-Employed?
There are three parts to every project, starting, finishing and everything in between. Two parts of the process are very difficult to complete, starting and finishing. This is not a tutorial on project management, as much as it is a general guide for people involved in a project. For example, lots of people have ideas.… Read More Are You A Starter, A Finisher Or An Implementer?