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Not getting into Brown was the best thing that’s ever happened to me,” said...– Are private schools worth the hefty price tag? - Business on NBCNews.com (via infoneer-pulse)
techcompaniesthatonlyhiremen: MUST HAVES Experience with Selenium, Watir or Sahi Can program in one language Hacking spirit Lazy enough to automate his daily job Percolate…how disappointing this is.
Beware of Methodologies. They are a great way to bring everyone up to a dismal,...– Big Macs vs. The Naked Chef - Joel on Software
My mother: those things, what are they called, those things everyone is talking about now.
Me: which things, ma?
My mother: Internet things. Upstarts.
Me: Upstarts? Do you mean startups?
My mother: Yeah. How are they doing?
Corrections & Amplifications: Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is a...– At 17, App Builder Rockets to Riches From Yahoo Deal - WSJ.com (via evangotlib) …two steps back
I’ve always believed that education is a partnership between teachers, students...– Student Responsibility for Learning (via gjmueller)
Harry Weathersby Stamps, ladies’ man, foodie, natty dresser, and...– Harry Stamps Obituary: View Harry Stamps’s Obituary by The Sun Herald
tim sniffen writing & drawing: An Open Letter to... →
mrsniffen: Ms. Mayer, Empress of all Yahoo!, Hello. My name is Tim Sniffen. I’ve been a Yahoo! junior server administrator for eleven years. It was with a stab of terror that I read your memo asking “all employees with work-from-home arrangements to work in Yahoo! offices.” I realize we’re in a time of crucial transition, and many people will benefit from more personal contact and unscheduled...
Check out this piece from the Washington Post that digs a little deeper into...– Navy SEAL-Bin Laden Story: Shooter recalls moment he killed Osama Bin Laden.
How would your recruiting strategy change if your...
DM: Charlie, why did you make such an audacious promise? CK: I always thought we were a company with a strong focus on people, and it was for that reason that I advocated “fast firing” — if you knew someone wasn’t working out, don’t prolong the agony. Allowing bad behavior to perpetuate is one of the worst things you can do for team performance. DM: What made you change your mind? CK: I was...
A million years ago, the cave man, without tools, with small brain, and with...– Jack London (via hyuninc)
On the face of it, my zero tolerance approach to grammar errors might seem a...– I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here’s Why. - Kyle Wiens - Harvard Business Review Cosign!
I never could have imagined that my life would end up this way. I didn’t think...– Ellen DeGeneres I couldn’t help but contrast Ellen’s experience and initial ambitions with the experience of fellow comedian, Jim Carey, who famously wrote himself a future check of $10M for “Acting Services Rendered”. Two very different paths, very similar destination. We often hear stories...
People think that design is styling. Design is not style. It’s not about giving...– Paola Antonelli (via hearreadsaid)
Jesse Lamb: The Milestones →
jesselamb: When you’re young there are clearly-marked milestones. You have grades and graduations and a steady string of firsts all the way to your 21st birthday. The milestones provide a safe guideline. But as you get older things change. The normal milestones are more detrimental if you go with the flow without careful consideration. Going through college…. Getting married after…. Having...
TechStars NYC is looking for Designers, Developers...
Great opportunity for those who are looking to work with startups or becoming a startup founder yourself. We’re looking for designers and developers who have prior experience building products to join us during our Spring 2013 program in NYC as HackStars. TechStars is a highly-selective accelerator program that provides seed-funding and mentorship to startups. As HackStars, you’ll...
Tech LadyMafia: Aaron Swartz on misogyny in... →
techladymafia: Phillip Lenssen: Can you give some examples of misogyny or racism? Aaron Swartz: If you talk to any woman in the tech community, it won’t be long before they start telling you stories about disgusting, sexist things guys have said to them. It freaks them out; and rightly so. As a result, the only women you see in tech are those who are willing to put up with all the abuse. I...
Who Owns Your UX Philosophy?
From Brad Feld I’ve been in three board meetings in the last month where it was painfully apparent that there wasn’t a person in the company who owned the UX philosophy of the product. I’m explicitly saying “UX” (user experience) rather than “UI” (user interface) as each company had an excellent designer and the application looked great. But the UX broke down quickly, especially as you went...
It’s called stealing or piracy, as if sharing a wealth of knowledge were the...– Aaron Swartz, a Data Crusader and Now, a Cause - NYTimes.com (via bijan)
Of course, it’s not the Dewey Decimal System itself that’s to blame; after all,...– The Dewey Decimal System, And Where Innovation Goes Wrong | Fast Company (via infoneer-pulse)