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Two weeks to ALD10!

From the Ada Lovelace Day blog… There are just two weeks to go until Ada Lovelace Day 2010, and we still have a fair few bloggers, Twitterers, podcasters, web comic artists, and videocasters to recruit. We have 1114 pledgers and need 1958 more people to sign up. That’s a challenge with only 14 days to go, but if everyone recruits… Read more →

links for 2010-03-10

Google’s Hal Varian to newspapers at FTC confab: “Experiment, experiment, experiment!” » Nieman Journalism Lab Kevin: This is a great summary of Google's economist-in-chief, Hal Varian's presentation on newspapers. There is so much good stuff packed in this presentation. I'll just highlight this one quote in terms of new devices for news consumption. Varian says: "The iPad, Kindle and other… Read more →

Asshole driven development

Scott Berkun has a great post entitled Asshole Driven Development, which expounds upon various software project management styles, including Cognitive Dissonance Development, Cover Your Ass Engineering and my favourite, Development By Denial. The eponymous management style is described as: Asshole Driven development (ADD) – Any team where the biggest jerk makes all the big decisions is asshole driven development. All… Read more →

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