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OSCON Portland, 2015

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Oh, my. My last OSCON trip report is only two posts back. It seems I’ve been rather a slacker on the blogging front. I’ll see what I can do to change that. I...

Badass: Making Teams Awesome

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I read Kathy Sierra’s BADASS: Making Users Awesome back in February and haven’t been able to get it out of my mind since. The premise of the book rang true i...

OSCON 2014

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Another year, another OSCON. Now that I’m approaching caught up, here’s a quick recap of that busy week.

Dear Mister Independent Recruiter,

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Hello. I saw your resume on the web and am writing to see if you or anyone that you know who may be interested in the following position in $city. It i...

I’m in the Market for a New Job

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After over a year working on my own projects, I find I really miss leading and working with a team of good people. Working alone has its advantages but isn’t...