The importance of Being Earnest

I believe we all have multiple fictitious persona that we maintain in order to deal with the various aspects of the world around us; work, family, friends, online, and sometimes, even ourselves.

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Third Party Sources, git, and you

This is not a “new idea” but I can never find it when I need it. So if you too want to track some third party package that is not already in git (if it is then just fork it) then I suggest this method. Initial import $ mkdir <package> $ cd <package> $ tar -xzf <package>.tar.gz --strip-components 1 $ git add . $ git commit -m "Import version X. [Read More]

On the move: to VIM (update)

It’s been about 5 months since I made the move to VIM so I figure it’s about time that I gave an update.

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The Top Idea in Your Mind

… it’s hard to do a really good job on anything you don’t think about in the shower. via

So very true. The article goes into other things (like money and disputes) that make it difficult to think and therefor solve hard problems.

Speeding up the Development Process

I have found that the #1 slowdown, across all of product development, is waiting too long to provide something to your “client”.

If you really want to speed up development put something, anything, in the hands of your client as quick and often as possible.

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On the move: to VIM

I have been an Emacs user for the last 15 years or so. I have written hundreds of thousands of lines of code with it, written plugins for it, helped others to use it more effectively and about a month ago I gave it up.

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