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Things an engineer wants in an engineering job

A long while back, during a particularly difficult round of interviewing people for a software engineering position, the HR manager asked What are the top 5 things engineers want in an engineering job? Equipment? Products that ship? ??????????? I gave … Continue reading

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Coding Horror: On Working Remotely

Coding Horror: On Working Remotely Chat is the most essential and omnipresent form of communication you have when working remotely. I’m *always* using iChat to communicate with my coworkers – not because it is the only way to “talk” to … Continue reading

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Distributed Teams Presentation Redux 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Distributed Teams Presentation and offered two items for followup. I’ll address the second here.? Second, what kind of tools are available to tie team and project status together into a single overview … Continue reading

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Podcast posted

The Charleston Digital Corridor has posted a podcast of the Distributed Teams presentation. link

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Distributed Teams Presentation Redux 1

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Distributed Teams Presentation and offered two items for followup. I’ll address the first here. First, what does someone hiring a member of a distributed team look for when interviewing? How would one … Continue reading

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Google Analytics

I really how no idea how many visits this site gets, either directly or via RSS. My host’s control panel gives some information, but it is a bit hard to digest. I’ve started using Google Analytics for some other sites … Continue reading

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Robots!

My boss sent me this: Texai Overview | Willow Garage The Texai is a remote presence robot under development at Willow Garage. The Texai Project began as a solution to a problem. Two Willow Garage engineers, Dallas Goecker and Curt … Continue reading

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Marco.org – It’s time for the tech industry to distribute…

Marco.org – It’s time for the tech industry to distribute… It’s time for the tech industry to distribute itself beyond the Silicon Valley power center. … Ultimately, I think it’s important that our industry supports people’s ability to live and … Continue reading

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A map of where to score some free Wi-Fi in Charleston | TheDigitel.com

A map of where to score some free Wi-Fi in Charleston | TheDigitel.com Excellent. Knowing where these things are is very helpful for those days I need to get OOTO.

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