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Posted on October 11, 2012 by

It’s Dangerous To Go Alone

One of the toughest things about working as a freelancer and/or in startups is that it’s risky. It seems obvious, but it certainly takes a certain type of person to be comfortable with the level of risk involved. You have to back yourself, your ideas, your colleagues and you have to have confidence that things Read More

Posted on October 9, 2012 by

Talking About the Bad Stuff

(This part was written a while ago) Different people deal with things in different ways. Once back in high school I had great friend who dated a girl he didn’t care a lot about. He liked her just fine, but it was clear to everyone (including him) that he didn’t love her (whatever that means Read More

Posted on September 28, 2012 by

Geek / Life Balance

“Geek/Life Balance” is a term I recently made up on the spot that should be obvious. It’s basically the nerd equivalent of “Work/Life Balance” but instead of extra bonuses, cash and promotions you get an ever extending comic book collection, XP and (sadly) a little tubby. Easily the hardest thing about being a software engineer Read More