When to call bullshit: If I had one bit of advice to someone thinking of a startup—including myself, at times—it would be this. Solve a genuine problem, even a trivial one, that you actually have, and that isn’t being adequately solved by an existing solution. Then think about how you can get money for solving… Continue reading When to call bull****
Is this the beginning of the “Success by UX” era?: At first read I agreed with Cross completely, but you know, there’s still a lot of successful products out there that don’t provide a good user experience. Apple is successful by (mostly) providing very good UX and that’s certainly influencing the current generation of designers,… Continue reading Is this the beginning of the “Success by UX” era?
Stop justifying your lack of ethics: Matt and his moronic clique will never actually consider that hey, if we all publicly boycott shit, the people we dislike aren’t making money, and hey, we aren’t a pack of thieves. Because that dear reader, would inconvenience Matt, and lemme tell you about douchey little millenials like Matt:… Continue reading Stop justifying your lack of ethics
Edwin Black: IBM’s Role in the Holocaust — What the New Documents Reveal: Particularly powerful are the newly-released copies of the IBM concentration camp codes. IBM maintained a customer site, known as the Hollerith Department, in virtually every concentration camp to sort or process punch cards and track prisoners. The codes show IBM’s numerical designation… Continue reading Edwin Black: IBM’s Role in the Holocaust — What the New Documents Reveal
Managing Node.js Dependencies with Shrinkwrap « node blog: Put differently, it’s understood that all software changes incur some risk, and it’s critical to be able to manage this risk on your own terms. Taking that risk in development is good because by definition that’s when you’re incorporating and testing software changes. On the other hand,… Continue reading Managing Node.js Dependencies with Shrinkwrap « node blog
Strobist: How to Avoid Dealing With the Police When Shooting in Public: I know my rights. I carry The Card. But I also know that on the street, the police have the ability to wreck a shoot. This one was not time-sensitive, but many are. And even worse, they can write you up, take you… Continue reading Strobist: How to Avoid Dealing With the Police When Shooting in Public
Redis 2.6 is near, and a few more updates: Redis ASCII art logo added at startup. This is where our major efforts went in the latest months. [I love his sense of humor.]