Category: Careers

Should I become a computer programmer?

So, I was glancing at Reddit first thing this morning and saw the following question ... I'm exploring the possibility of being a programmer, wondering what there is to it, and why you enjoy your job. A very articulate high-school student was thinking about career choices and wanted to know what...

Focus …

Browsing the bookstore today, I came across an interesting selection called “The Startup Playbook” by David Kidder and Reid Hoffman. It’s a collection of success stories from prominent startups today including AOL, Flickr and LinkedIn. Reading the Kindle sample later (I use the physical bookstore just to see what’s...

Bringing things up to date …

Every so often, I remember that I have a blog attached  to the site and I make new promises to myself to keep it up to date but it doesn’t seem to happen that often. 2011 was a busy year for me which was one reason I didn’t update...