On two occasions I have been asked, “Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?” … I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
Boulder wakes up a different city today. Atlas Purveyors closed their doors last night, leaving many of us wandering the streets aimlessly before heading in to work this morning. Like many, my introduction to Atlas was early in my BoulderRead more → An Institution Goes Dark
Well this is clever: I tried to email a link to a Google Doc to someone, and before sending it, Gmail identified that the recipient wouldn’t be able to open it and suggested some options.
At Flixmaster my development team uses a group chat application called Flowdock to collaborate and discuss bugs and features; basically it helps keep us all on the same page. Jenni does anyone think lori’s bug might be due to theRead more → Once Upon a Friday at Flixmaster
I can’t imagine what it would be like to get to live in space for months and then have to come home.
The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.
–Linus Pauling (via)
via Quora: Robert Scoble’s answer to Startup Founders and Entrepreneurs: What separates the top 10% of startup CEOs from the rest? – Quora.
Today marks my six year anniversary of joining the Crossfit cult. Neile took me to a free “drop-in” class Dec 26 2006 after a day of making cookies and watching Die Hard. Two months later (Feb 19 2007), I boughtRead more → Six Years of CrossFit
The last weekend in January, I participated in an all-night endurance event (minds out of the gutter, thanks) called the GoRuck challenge (GRC) (affiliate link). Conceived by a mil-spec backpack company as a testing ground for their wares, they’ve become rather popular,Read more → GoRuck Challenge
Excellent piece on the changing value proposition of sending labor overseas versus rebuilding it stateside: Charles Fishman – The Insourcing Boom – The Atlantic.