Monthly Archives: November 2007

If I could change the world…

I often think I have good ideas, but I tend to be a “thinker” and have problems “doing”. It’s not that I can’t “do” it’s usually the familiar feeling of saying “Wouldn’t it be nice if…” quickly followed by “yea, … Continue reading

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So it’s probably not catchy enough to be a clothing line but I really agree with the proposed concept of an “opensource community grid”, or “grid for us, by us”. Groups like Folding@Home, SETI or other distributed computing activities are … Continue reading

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The Mythical Man Month

Again, Adam from Monk at Work raises our awareness that no one walks alone. I believe one of the pervasive “myths” of the “man month” is the attitude that tasks can be reduced to an individual unit. Nowhere in business … Continue reading

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What are you training for?

Monk at work has another great post about the CrossFit motto; “General Physical Preparedness”. It’s a style of physical training that Adam relates to work, and continual improvement. Something he terms “General Work Preparedness” with admonishment to “Generalize, not specialize” … Continue reading

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