Paul Graham – Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule
I understand this feeling, I just never knew how to describe it.
OnStartups – Forming a new software startup, how do I allocate ownership fairly?
Perfect and beautiful answer to an incredibly hard problem.
The Official Website of Eric D. Snider – Snide Remarks: Leaving in a Huff
This is just an awful tale of corporate stupidity, mis-communication and a company seemingly doing everything possible to make their employees feel awful.
The New Yorker – News Desk: Why Is Eric Schmidt Stepping Down at Google?
This is super short article but man it details the entire story of Schmidt leaving Google as C.E.O.
Rands In Repose – Managing Nerds
How does one go about managing nerds.
Review/Summary of The Mythical Man Month
My review and summary of The Mythical Man Month.
Bits, Features, and Truth – Rands In Repose
Rands on redefining the common argument between time, quality and features with what really needs to be considered, the bits, features and the truth.
I Hoped You Would Fail
melgray: I sat there spinning in my desk chair grinning like an idiot with one of my fellow devs when he let it slip: “I hoped you would fail”. He even threw up a little fist jab as if to gesture, “hip hip hooray”.
Let’s Talk About Meetings
Meetings how about you and I talk. Why are there so many of you, why do they so often turn into present and inform sessions when they should be plan and decide. Why is it so easy to schedule one of you, 30 seconds of work and an hour of 5 people’s time is gone […]