Entries Tagged as 'Work'

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Digital Nomads and Ad Hoc Work Spaces – Leesburg, Ashburn, and Sterling locations

The article is here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/25/AR2009072500878.html?hpid=topnews And here’s my list: Atlanta Bread Company – Dulles Town Crossing (around the corner from the Best Buy) I thought this would be a nice change of pace from Panera, and they do indeed have decent food for prices no more outrageous than the office cafeteria. But their WiFi has […]

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Our rock stars aren’t like your rock stars. And our math isn’t like your math.

Really just figuring out the best size and aspect ratio for embedded videos here. But this is a pretty cool ad for Intel, too. If you start browsing around on video sites like YouTube, you’ll see all sort of aspect ratios. Not just fullscreen 4:3, widescreen 16:9, and cinematic 2.35:1. You’ll also see any number […]

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Programming Job Trends Part II

Read Part I It’s amazing how fast two months can fly by when you’re living on panic and adrenaline. This would have been my first week at a new company if I hadn’t jumped to a different lifeboat a couple of aisles over. I’m pleased that some of the folks from my last team managed […]

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

The Complex Manifesto

Nice post Jurgen! Instead of working out solutions, I’ve seen quite a few teams bog themselves down in debates over processes, arguments over backlog and bug tracking tools, holy wars about languages, and debates over core hours (which get really ridiculous when it comes from multinational teams).