Train Of The Damned

[I’ll probably end up delivering this onstage either tomorrow or next week.] It’s 9:28 PM Commuter train of the damned Slaving away for machines Which do our thinking for us Which is what this is all about… Evolution… It’s 9:32 PM Commuter train of the damned Soon to be boarding A motly crew of the […]

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A few months ago, I was supposed to get some help on my job. Specifically, someone to work on the .NET side of things, which would free me up to do the job I was actually hired to do: PHP development. He wasn’t my first choice, but he was second, in large part because of […]

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Micromanaged Zombies

I come into the office early this morning, in the hopes of getting a head start on the backlog I’ve got: Finish refactor of My First PHP Project to take advantage of what I’ve learned since I wrote it, be documented, and generally just stop sucking. Add needed features, like an XML-RPC interface. Switch to […]

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Re: Class?

Comments are busted at Ms. Aniston’s blog (it complains about a missing captcha, except there’s nowhere on the page to enter it), so I’ll throw my answer to her question here: One possible method of determing class is to use station in the hierarchy as a metric. If you have a boss, and you have […]

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Hell Motherfucking Yeah…

…or:      That’s some nice quotewhorin’, Lou. Watching non-programmers trying to run software companies is like watching someone who doesn’t know how to surf trying to surf. “It’s ok! I have great advisors standing on the shore telling me what to do!” they say, and then fall off the board, again and again.Joel on Software, My […]

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