programming and human factors
- Source type: Blog
- On Ebuzzing since: 11/01/2007
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- Country: United Kingdom
- Language: English
In 2007, I was offered $120,000 to buy this blog outright. I was sorely tempted, because that's a lot of money. I had to think about it for a week. Ultimately I decided that my blog was an integral part of who I was, and who I eventually might become. How can you sell yourself , even for $120k? I sometimes imagine how different my life would have been if I had taken that offer. Would Stack...
I'm getting pretty sick of being nagged to install your damn apps. XKCD helpfully translates : Yeah, there are smart app banners , which are marginally less annoying, but it's amazing how quickly we went from "Cool! Phone apps that finally don't suck! " to this sad, eye rolling, oh-great-of- course -you-have-an-app-too state of affairs. "Would you like to install our free app?!?" is the new "It...
If I haven't blogged much in the last year, it's because we've been busy building that civilized discourse construction kit thing I talked about. (Yes, that's actually the name of the company. This is what happens when you put me in charge of naming things. Pinball machines , people, what's the difference? I've apologized to Bill Budge already.) So if you, like my investors, are wondering why...