Archive | March, 2013

Geek Reading March 22, 2013

I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my Google Reader feeds. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques. Expanding Universal Analytics into Public Beta ( Google Analytics […]

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Inspirational doodle – Kurt Vonnegut

“Out on the edge you can see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center.” – Kurt Vonnegut If you are interested in doodles, I post a lot of them on Google+. Perhaps I see you there. Inspirational doodle – Kurt Vonnegut is a post by Bas de Baar. Read more about Shrinkonia. […]

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My Perspective on Remote Work

The proclamation by Marissa Mayer last month, informing Yahoo employees that working from home is no longer an option, really seemed to bring an important conversation front and center. The memo that started this firestorm stated in part – “To become the absolute best place to work, communication and collaboration will be important, so we […]

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Inspired by Anais Nin and Fish

Sometimes I do this exercise where I try to find a quote or saying that summarizes what I'm writing about. For everything on Shrinkonia I have two… “We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Anais Nin “ Fish discover water last.” Inspired by Anais Nin and Fish is […]

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Geek Reading March 8, 2013

I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my Google Reader feeds. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques. PayPal Separates Developer Platform From X.commerce, Launches Simpler, Mobile […]

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Using Scrum on an Analysis Project

Last week I wrote about “Sprint Zero” and made the point that on the rare occasion when this might be a good idea, Scrum teams would be better off thinking of that time as a “project before the project.” Projects do not spring to life fully formed–that is, staffed and ready to be worked on. […]

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