Category Archives: Business

Ownership Rules

My reaction was “because they own it… because they fucking OWN IT.” Duh. End of discussion. “Stakeholders”? That’s always been utter bull.

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Atlas Revisited

Had a rare interlude of TV available without kids and not needing/wanting to do laundry, dishes, etc., which led me to discover Atlas Shrugged Part 1 was on Netflix. So I watched it again. Went to great lengths to see … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to This!

Except it still seems a little weird having Atlas Shrugged updated to be set in modern times, and the characters don’t look much like my mental images. Reardon, to whom I most relate, comes closest. I’m overdue for a reread, … Continue reading

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Link Dump 2

Continued from and explained in Link Dump 1. Schoolhouse Barack Eggless batter for deep fried shrimp (works nicely for chicken, came out just like Chinese chicken fingers but that Henry can eat, moved from this to lighter tempura style) It’s … Continue reading

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Dead Zone

One problem we’ve had lately is exactly this dead zone, which you can see as a sharp drop in the 30s before the steadier line upward. You have to click the chart to see a bigger version. And basically if … Continue reading

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Flow

Life may be like a box of chocolates, but Flow is like a good cup of coffee. Great post about a concept I’ve talked about before, which is central to some of the types of work I do, and not … Continue reading

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These Things Aren’t Always Simple But…

His wife, who used to look up to him as a glamorous writer, begins to view him as an “unreliable employee.” From Patriarch to Patsy Via Dr. Helen, via her hubby.

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Marriage and Business

Balancing Marriage and Business Slide into bed with an entrepreneur, and you wind up cuddling with his business. At a certain point, the entrepreneur’s spouse has to answer the question: Are you in or are you out? It is a … Continue reading

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American Idol Blogging (and way too much else)

Let’s see if I can sneak in a quick post around my daycare duties. They (and by “they” I mean Henry) tend to know the difference between my fingers hitting the keys for anything substantive and not, so I can … Continue reading

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Not Official But…

The job I have totally not blogged about as intended is planning to keep me beyond seasonal. I am “reliable and a hard worker.” I’d been wanting to post about how cool it is, in terms of logistics, handling and … Continue reading

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While You Were Sleeping

I’ve spent much of the night not asleep, and ended up perusing some old material here and there. I wondered whether I would get different results on some of the quiz thingies. Here are some of them. In the first … Continue reading

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Bailout Poll

John Hawkins did a flash poll, in which I participated, on the bailout. Interesting results, more skewed than I had expected. The last question, though, looks like people answered based not on where they stood, but what they thought public … Continue reading

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Domains for Sale

I have updated the domains for sale post with the links to the auctions that didn’t have links available yet at the time.

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More Domains for Sale (Updated)

I put several domains I probably can’t afford to renew and may never use up for 7 day auction at very low minimum bids. The ones I just did haven’t registered in the system to have links yet, so I … Continue reading

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Darth Spitzer Returns

One of our favorite villains, Elliot Spitzer, may have helped create the AIG situation. Go Spitzer!

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Repost: Experiences and Accomplishments Scratchpad

Originally posted August 6, 2007, now archived here. I’m trying to come up with a good set of descriptors of what I’ve done and of accomplishments, both as selling points for the new support business, and as resume fodder to … Continue reading

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Repost: Employment and College

Originally posted August 3, 2007, now archived here. A while back I did a series of posts in “list plus elaboration” format, collecting my thoughts about as close as I could come to everything I had ever used for software … Continue reading

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Repost: Software Creation

Originally posted May 5, 2007, now archived here. For further explanation why this post exists, see Intro to Experience Dump. This is the section for software I have written or otherwise been involved in the creation of, be it in … Continue reading

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Repost: Server Software

Originally posted May 4, 2007, now archived here. For further explanation why this post exists, see Intro to Experience Dump. This is the section for server software, including operating systems. It overlaps extensively with things I have mentioned elsewhere, and … Continue reading

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Repost: Languages and Programming Tools

Originally posted May 3, 2007, now archived here. For further explanation why this post exists, see Intro to Experience Dump. This is the section for programming tools, languages and such. As usual, I may be forgetting some that would fit … Continue reading

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