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Latest Posts

Impressions of Saul Bellow’s Herzog

posted: September 23, 2017

tl;dr: A descent into insanity, perhaps...

Listening while biking

posted: September 15, 2017

tl;dr: A long ride on a bike trail is a great time to catch up on the latest tech news...

The paperless, server-less company

posted: September 9, 2017

tl;dr: The future is here, and it proves that less is

The lost programming skill of juggling

posted: September 2, 2017

tl;dr: A software developer’s life was different before the Internet, multitasking desktop systems, and multiple devices...

On the importance of sales

posted: August 26, 2017

tl;dr: Sales is the most important functional area of a company, even if they don’t teach it in business schools...

Don’t forget to check references

posted: August 19, 2017

tl;dr: People who spent years with a candidate know him/her better than you do based on an interview...

How lint made me a fortune

posted: August 13, 2017

tl;dr: Let the machine find as many mistakes as possible...

10,000 mile review: the Specialized Crosstrail bicycle

posted: August 6, 2017

tl;dr: A great choice if you want a bike optimized for trails, not roads or mountains...

The best startup song ever

posted: July 30, 2017

tl;dr: AC/DC’s “Ain’t No Fun (Waiting Round to Be a Millionaire)” captures the essence of the startup saga...

New technology is not embraced by all

posted: July 23, 2017

tl;dr: Sometimes the field failure really is the customer’s fault...