Getting Real – Book on Web Applications

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Yea yea yea I know the book is about five years old at this point but in case you’ve never picked up a copy, do yourself a favor and get Getting Real: The Smarter, Faster, Easier Way to Build a Successful Web Application by the Basecamp crew (formerly 37signals). The book is a very quick read and you could probably get through it in half a day (or a several lunch breaks). The book isn’t technical but…

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Punishing Loyalty

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I’ll be the first to admit I’m just your average white guy. Won the genetic lottery with the family, been given ample opportunity, raised in the burbs, became an Eagle Scout, etc. Along with all of that came a notion about the importance of loyalty. Not only with your loved ones but also with your employer. I’m not sure where that came about. No one ever sat me down and said you must stay with…

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Link Roundup 3113

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Here are a few things that peaked my interest recently.  Have something I should read?  Email me. Egad, a base tone denotes a bad age. 5 Free Bootable AntiVirus Rescue CDs for Windows Salman Khan, Founder of the Khan Academy on his book “The One World Schoolhouse: Education Re-imagined” George Saunders author of Tenth of December How good was Phil Robertson at football? Why You Need a Social Resume (and How to Build One) I…

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