Don't be a git, use subversion. There seems to be an attitude that if you aren't using git you're behind on the times. That some how by using git your team will be more powerful, merging magicians and it will rain bubbles. In actuality, git is a fairly complex version control system which is far [...]
the best way to become a great firm is to … “act like a great firm.” By refusing to adopt bold people management practices, you are guaranteeing that you will drive away the innovators via How Google Became the #3 Most Valuable Firm by Using People Analytics to Reinvent HR – ERE.net
The conversation this morning after breakfast Me: "Ok Angelica, time to wash your hands" A: "No. Ah wash hands" (she refers to herself as Ah, in the third person) Me: "You want to wash your hands?" A: "No" Me: "You want me to wash your hands?" A: "No, baby" Me: "You want me to wash [...]
A thing developers don’t seem to understand is that what happens when things go wrong is every bit as important as what happens when things go right. Possibly more important. via A manifesto for error reporting | David R. MacIver.
The last few weeks I've been taking back control of my content from the larger sites. A have a few reasons for doing so: (1) the Instagram hubbub got me thinking about content and control; (2) I started a new job at Automattic, purveyors of fine blogging software and want to eat some dog food; [...]
I'm notorious for switching my work setup around, from what OS I'm using to development tools. So I'll document from time to time what my current tool set looks like both for myself on why I switched to/from something else and in case some one finds it helpful interesting. Background Since my last post on [...]
A year in review for my running in 2012, see last years review This last year was not as productive running as the year before, though equally productive in the new children department, for I welcomed my second daughter which added to the challenge of getting out and running. I ended up running about a [...]