From comments they’ve made, I’m sure I’m not the only one. Here’s an open letter to them: Dear Joel and Jeff, You lauched Server Fault for SysAdmins, but you admit to not knowing that crowd as well as you know the programming crowd. That’s fine. But you need to find someone who does understand that
There’s a push on to ‘return’ to the idylic times where a man would work the farm chatting to his cows while his lovely wife baked a loaf of bread (probably with a dab of flour on her nose) while a pail of milk (direct from the aforementioned cows) stands on the bench beside her.
There’s a push on to do-it-yourself. To be handy around the garden and home. To plant one’s own vegetables and to bake one’s own bread.
But is that really good for the environment? I doubt it
Forgive me reader, for I have sinned. It’s been some time since I last posted to this site. I haven’t stopped writing, but instead have been trying to ‘seed’ my new site with content. There’s only so many words in my head at any one time! Anyway, it’s now ready to be revealed to the
When there’s an idea mooted, a lot needs to be considered before going to market. But if you were to write a detailed spec for everything — including mockups for every screen and functional detail for every action — without discussing the basic concept with every stake holder, you’d often waste a lot of time.
We hired a new guy at work a couple of years back (how time flies!) who started trying to give everyone a ‘high five‘. It was rather strange an uncomfortable — after all we’d never had deliberate physical contact with each other before — but the intention was pure so I joined in and high-fived
(If you don’t write HTML, you can skip this post. It doesn’t concern you and will just confuse you. Basically: there’s a weird bunch of people who want to avoid a particularly useful way to lay out a web page just because they hold to this notion that “tables are for data”, and the fact
What Black Triangles can you celebrate this week? When you find one, savor it and celebrate it. Even if nobody else understands.