Around My Web Of Co-Workers and Ex-Co-Workers

Rajiv Pant, my former manager at Knight Ridder, shares some thoughts about the Future of Content Management for News Media for Web sites. The apartment of Jesse, a co-worker at CIM, was robbed. He posted pictures of the culprit and thru social media like Digg got some justice: McFearsome: Blog Archive – WOW, You’re a […]

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Sing A Song

The night before Mom’s funeral, we were driving around Fox Chase, making arrangements, and Emma, from her car seat, sung. “Sing, sing a sonnnnng” One of the many songs Richelle and me sing to her, that it would be this one that she would sing first, the night before Mom’s laying to rest, meant everything […]

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“crippled by their own process”

Coding Horor: “Is Eeyore Designing Your Software?”: Here’s my honest question: does open source software need all that process to be successful? Isn’t the radical lack of process baggage in open source software development not a weakness, but in fact an evolutionary advantage? What open source software lacks in formal process it makes up ten […]

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Design Patterns Aren’t (That) Evil

I agree with much of Jeff Atwood’s writing when it comes to programming and development. I’d say on any given subject 90% to damn near 100% (congrats to him on his new adventure). But I think his post on design patterns, unfortunately, falls into a line of argument that I disagree with strongly – that […]

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Happy Easter

Emma is waking up at her grandparents right now and Richelle and me are just getting out of bed, making calls, and getting ready for the day. It’s a tradition we started last year, that I’m looking forward to as the years come. Easter is a weird holiday, in that, as the article from Slate […]

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REST and Unix Pipes

http://www.linfo.org/pipe.html http://www.xml.com/lpt/a/1644 http://www.sixapart.com/pronet/articles/shuffling_atom_.html http://radar.oreilly.com/archives/2007/02/pipes-and-filters-for-the-inte.html

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Hope you had a great St. Patrick’s Day

Even though you wouldn’t know it by my name – I’m Irish. It’s something I was was dimly aware of as a teenager, and something I’ve come to embrace as I’ve gotten older and realized my last name isn’t that of my biological father. So what is St. Patrick’s Day? According to my friend Ron […]

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