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Chessmaster Employees

It has long been known, at least among experienced technologists, that the best people are worth ten times the “just” really good ones. I rarely see numbers to support this contention – which is somewhat surprising for someone as data-hungry and -driven as I … Continue reading

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Developers or Engineers?

Which do you hire, developers or engineers? Nowadays, the most popular programming language is JavaScript, or, by its correct name, ECMAScript. Since “Eck-Ma-Script” is not a great marketing name except, perhaps, for a language for Ghostbusters EctoPlasm, it is not surprising that everyone still … Continue reading

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It’s Always About the People (Even in Tech)

Two months ago, I posted an article about a United Airlines series of failures that, if not so painful for their paying customers – and their employees too – would be laughable. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of reading an … Continue reading

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