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Attention

Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp, in an interview, answering a question on how his workspace is set up: I’m a one-computer guy—a 12″ MacBook, so I can work from anywhere. Years ago I used multiple monitors and had multiple computers. … Continue reading

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L’esprit de l’escalier

Now this sounds familiar: “L’esprit de l’escalier” is a French term used in English for the predicament of thinking of the perfect reply too late. According to Wikipedia: During a dinner at the home of statesman Jacques Necker, a remark … Continue reading

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State of the Web

Great quote – orignally by Sylvain Galineau (yet now removed) – as heard at the excellent Fronteers Conference: The web platform has always had two solutions to every problem: the deprecated one you shouldn’t use and the one that’s not … Continue reading

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Procaffeinating

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Building a passion driven life

Having gone through quite a lot of changes on a personal level during the past two years, this quote by Jen Sutherland-Miller – taken from her blogpost F*ck Work-Life Balance – struck me as it’s exactly what I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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Schrödinger’s Backup

The condition of any backup is unknown until a restore is attempted.

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The Original iPhone CPU

The original iPhone used what was basically an off-the-shelf Samsung DVD player’s processor. It was such an underpowered piece of junk, it’s a miracle the iPhone ever worked. But thanks to some heroic effort in software, it was good enough. … Continue reading

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Password Policy

"Your password must contain at least 8 letters, a capital, a plot, a protagonist with good character development, a twist & a happy ending." — Thomas J Carr (@OpenWithMit) October 13, 2014

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Ship and Iterate

Ship and iterate. The companies that are the fastest at this process will win. — from “How Google Works”

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Software Development

At 6y/o my software development training began when my dog went missing & I followed his tracks 5mi into the woods. He was in the garage. — Rebecca Slatkin (@RebeccaSlatkin) December 23, 2014

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