Lots of goodies this week.
- Too true. And another one.
- Steve Jobs on Longhorn. His points make sense to me.
- Rich has some good thoughts about OPS.
- I just discovered Bill Maher’s blog. I really enjoyed his Politically incorrect show and I’m interested to see what he’ll have to say in his blog. Here are some good thoughts on Iraq and our sense of urgency for invasion. Too bad he doens’t have an
- The dangers of upgrading.
- I don’t know why people aren’t taking this more seriously.
- While we’re on politics, Salon has an article explaining the new data about Bush’s service record.
- Will Carroll pointed to this article about Robb Nen (yeah, I kept him last year) which led me to this speech by Paul DePodesta.
- The mega-pixel myth, bigger isn’t always better. I’ve definitely experienced this with the digital cameras I’ve had.
- Speed test results of using different techniques to parse XML with PHP (RegEx won).
- A great read on management techniques.
In terms of the actual conversation, most of the time, most of what you’ll hear are simple and reasonable adjustment to how certain things are done. [...] The big risk here that some managers have complained about is that now the manager has to actually go think about what the employee said, which can be complex and time consuming. My response: Shut up. It’s your job. What else are you doing that is more important than trying to find a way to get your employees to do their best work?
- What could be better than on-line bubble-wrap popping?