Tagged "business"

We Are Family

Here is one of the most blatant lies I’ve heard in my professional career, and sadly, I’ve heard it at quite a few jobs: “We are a family”.

The Wrong Question

I once had a second interview for a job at a small software engineering company.

Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates on Stage

I have had the chance to watch live keynotes by Bill Gates and Steve Jobs; their styles couldn’t have been more different.

Opinionated

Programming is a very opinionated activity. Unfortunately, those opinions are seldom based on facts, and most of them are futile, and lead to stupid arguments on Reddit or Hacker News or the comments section of a blog.

The Agile Invasion

Something very big happened during the last 20 years: The Agile Invasion™®©.

Job Interviews

If you work in this industry for a certain amount of time you are certainly bound to suffer, at some point or another, the delicious experience of the programmer job interview.

Eight Steps To Build A Better Swiss Software Industry

The Swiss are the best at many, many different domains. Which is a rather surprising and seriously fantastic feat for such a small country with merely eight million people, divided in four quite distinct linguistic groups.