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Software Developers only please! We had a major “discussion” at lunch today where the marketing people said developers are willing to provide contact information (name & email) to get a white paper. And several of us on the development side said we rarely do this. To help settle the argument, how [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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I’m on page 59 of Ben Horowitz’s The Hard Thing About Hard Things. So far, the one big thing I’ve noticed about Ben’s story is that in critical moments, he ignored probability, consensus from his advisors, and perhaps reason itself. This fits with something I’ve been considering for a while: [...]
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
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The results of the first semi-final had four gross miscarriages of justice. Call the police level of crime. Europe, what were you thinking? Belgium This was a beautiful evocative song celebrating what mothers give us. If you have a heart it brought tears to your eyes. It ripped out your heartstrings better [...]
Wed, May 07, 2014
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Last night was the first semi-final and it was incredible. I love Eurovision, but I don’t listen to any of the songs before the shows, I don’t go to the dress rehearsals. So last night was the first time I saw any of them. And wow, what an impact. So [...]
Wed, May 07, 2014
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Georgia Tech Defeats Colorado School of Mines and University of Maryland — College Park in Thrilling Final Round Congrats to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, a team of students Ben Cousins, Sadra Yazdanbod, Yijie Wang, and Zhongtian Jiang, who took home the coveted glass sailboat trophy this weekend! They beat [...]
Thu, Feb 06, 2014
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Competition set for tomorrow at 10 am local time We’re just hours away from the start of the third annual Windward Code Wars. Tomorrow more than 300 students are going to sit down and code. A few will give up, some will find it frustrating, and a number will find [...]
Fri, Jan 31, 2014
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