How Not To Suck At B...

My cards title me “The Geek”.

I have been a trained monkey watching backup tapes spin. I have been a DBA. I have been a helpdesk jockey, a developer, a tech lead and a systems architect. I have also been a manager, a director and a Vice President.

Think of me as you from 10 years (or more…shut up) from now, coming back through a rift in the time/space continuum…all to tell you why you suck as a developer, and what you can do to avoid some upcoming pain that I know is coming your way…

Something Old, Somet...

Originally posted 2011-10-05 10:29:51. The Lions are now four wins and no losses on the season.  The Red Wings kick off the regular season in a matter of days.  The Tigers are in the post-season battling the mighty Yankees.  Basketball…well, you can’t have everything, right? Like...

How Not To Suck At N...

“See this?  Our website?  I just want it to suck less.  Can you make it suck less?  I have a big bag of money for someone that can make it suck less for me. ” - a CTO who shall remain nameless, during a business meeting circa 1999 We’ve decided to try something a little...