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Have you ever seen this before? Scott Cate of mykb.com fame recently had a little problem with his MacBook Pro. I think it just realized it was in the hands of a .NET developer!
At Integrum, my Ruby on Rails Consulting and web development shop, I have been speaking with many other entrepreneurs about ideas and products they are looking to bring to market in this time of economic turmoil. I am amazed at the ingenuity of these fascinating business people and their ability to look into the jaws of [...]
Q: Rails or Merb?
So, today’s big news is that Merb will be the new Rails. Wow! Who said you couldn’t get people’s attention during the holidays. This is really going to shake up the Ruby web community.
There has been a lot of reactions to the news, not all of it positive. This tweet jumped [...]
Today a new site launched that will cover the goings-on in Phoenix Startups and Technolgoy. Daily Hoopla will be hunting down cool companies in Phoenix and get them to spill the beans on what they are up to. If you know a good company in Phoenix that deserves some attention, please send in your suggestions.
My 5 year old (also named Jade) had a homework assignment for Kindergarten where he had to explain “What do your parents do at work?”
This is what he came up with all on his own:
For those of you who can’t decipher Kindergarten handwriting that says
How funny is that?
Today I was quoted in the Arizona Republic on the back page of the Business section based on the panel I spoke on at TiE.
Here is the article:
I was recently asked to join a panel at the Arizona Chapter of TiE (a network of entrepreneurs “founded to inspire, foster and support entrepreneurship”). I will be speaking on Wednesday August 13th at the panel titled New Product Development - At the Heart of Every New Venture.
I was interviewed a few weeks ago about “Fun in the Workplace.” It was really nice to talk to the reporter, Patricia Bathurst, about my opinions on creating a fun, yet productive workplace. I only got a small quote in this article but Patricia has expressed interest in doing a full piece on [...]