2. The CIA uses Confluence to store code!

“You should put source files in Stash!” says embarrassed [User #524297]. Correct! You shouldn’t be storing code inside a documentation tool, folks. Let’s put this stuff in version control where we can code review our work!

3. The CIA doesn’t code review!

How many datas and idxs does it take to make a url. So much sad panda here:

“I took 3 months off from my job last year because my employer has an unlimited vacation plan!” — No One

There are so many health benefits to taking vacations or staycations it’s a wonder why Americans still don’t take as many as other parts of the world. We all have our reasons for not doing so. Financial situations certainly inhibit it. Hourly workers usually don’t get paid for vacation days. Kids in school make scheduling a challenge. We only get so many vacation days a year. Wait a second. You, CEO-person, can fix that. Institute an unlimited vacation policy!


Your Startup Only Lives Once

Let’s take our time back.

Decline all the meetings!

Cool! Finished!

Technologists need to teach non-technologists


It’s Just A Tool

“What’s JSBin.com?” my colleague asked me.

“It’s a website front end engineers use to quickly prototype code. There are a few websites like it.”

Let’s reevaluate how we interview software engineering candidates

The Interview

There’s a whiteboard in your future.

You’re nervous. You’ve wanted a new opportunity for some time and you’ve convinced a company to interview you. You’re putting too much pressure on yourself because you don’t want to ruin it. You’re capable. You’ve been programming computers for a while now. You like talking about this stuff. You like thinking about this stuff. You like meeting people who know more than you do about this stuff. But, you’re still worried.

Gregory Mazurek

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