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And then there were three news readers

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

my life and times with news readers

Technical Interview Resources

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

Here are some resources I highly recommend if you’re in a position to be interviewing candidates for engineering positions. Hiring Technical People is a great blog precisely about this topic. Subscribe to it. Also, read Joel‘s post, The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing. These two resources (plus maybe read How would you move Mt. Fuji) and […]

Yahoo! Hollywood

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

Interesting, I saw this on Ken Norton‘s blog – This is what being a “media company” means? He comments on this LA Times article, among others commenting on Yahoo! dealing with a Hollywood/Silicon Valley culture clash — mainly manifested in the big egos of hollywood execs. It’s pretty funny. Hard to say how much of […] help and new features

Sunday, November 13th, 2005

Awesome! Check out the new help page on They also added easy and configurable tagrolls and linkrolls (so you can easily have your links or tags on your blog, etc.). Check mine out. ru|3z!

Kareem Mayan – Newsvine and How Big Companies Can Innovate

Saturday, November 12th, 2005

Newsvine and How Big Companies Can Innovate Yup, pretty much sums it up. Great post.

p4 obliterate -y

Friday, November 11th, 2005

What a great command name. And, tonight is the first time I’ve used it in a place where things could actually go wrong if I mistyped something. — Majorly wrong. p4 obliterate is the command in Perforce to completely remove a source tree — it removes all traces of its existence. It would certainly be […]

What I need as a corporate Software Developer

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

After the events and frustrations of the day and comparing that with the ideal . . . Creating Passionate Users . . . here’s a list of what I need as a developer (as of this moment): 1. Basics/Mandatory The basic tools required to get the job done. One machine, Licenses for the software I […]