Category: career

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Technical Debt, Organizational Debt

Debt, in the context of a company, takes on many forms. From the quite literal of owing money to the more abstract concept of technical debt . Technical debt is, to use Wikipedia's tidy definition: The technical debt can be thought of as work that needs to be done before a…
June 19, 2015
Read time 4 minutes

Airbnb's Management Style

It's always interesting to hear how other companies are managed. It gives greater context for what I experience every day at work and broadens my idea for what people are doing to improve their company. I've been reading First Round's The Review magazine for a couple of weeks…
May 28, 2015
Read time 2 minutes

Don't Deal With It, Fix It

I've used Sublime Text for a long time. I started using it when it hit version 2 and clung to it like all hell was about to break loose. It fit my needs well. Opened nearly instantaneously, had sensible defaults for editing, and a lush and vibrant community of third-party…
April 23, 2014
Read time 4 minutes

How To Find A Tech Job

I'm helping a friend find a job. I've already gone through the entire job search process and I do not envy the guy. It's a hard, grueling process but one that when successful is such a rush. Off the top of my head I shared with him a list of job listing websites I used during my…
August 2, 2011
Read time 1 minute