That’s how long it took to recover from my last tech job. I quit on New Year’s Eve, 2010, completely burned out on the tech scene. I joined a new company on November 21, 2011. I am, once again, an employed software developer. But for 324 days, I was pretty sure I’d never be one again.
In the intervening time I “found myself”. When I say “found myself”, I don’t mean that I spent more time watching porn than I did figuring out what I want to do with my life. Actually, I do mean that, but that was just for the first few months.
The changing dynamics of today’s lifestyles have altered our wants and needs. In the earlier times, people had different lifestyles and the way of life was not very hectic. However with increased pressures and the chaotic lifestyles, people confront many conditions that they did not face before….
I’ve finally found some time (it’s Anzac Day today) to review all my Weight Watchers goods.
3 points Sandwich Thin
2 points Poached Egg (made in saram wrap - so easy!)
3 points 1/4 Avocado
Total: 8 points
Please take note of the following facts about asexual and aromantic people.
Asexuality is an orientation based on the lack of sexual attraction to other humans beings.
This means asexual people never look at other human beings and experience an arousal response or a desire to…
I’m writing this post following a recurring theme I have had when meeting entrepreneurs over the past several weeks. When asked about their go to market and their initial scaling (or - how do you get to 1 million users? - see some examples of successes here), their answer is “community management” or “customer development” - by which they essentially mean nurturing your early adopters, building strong viral loops, improving through feedback and iterations, etc. All of these things will help drive down your average customer acquisition cost to almost zero, which is always great. But while this is the most fashionable modus operandi, it isn’t the answer I would have gotten 4 years ago, and I believe that ‘scale through community management’ is one side of a pendulum that will soon make its swing back to a more level ground.
“Tell me what time it is . It’s Fafi O’clock !”
SWATCH & FAFI
(This is a gaming classic)
Many years ago (back when we all were still playing D&D), I ran a game where I pitted two groups against each other. Several members of Group One came up with the idea of luring Group Two into a trap. You remember the Hand of Vecna and the Eye of Vecna…
So it’s Friday, the sun has gone and I was struggling for inspiration for a post. Then I remembered some advice I read a while back. If you are stumped for inspiration, dig up some of your old posts and do a topic bundle. So that is where we find ourselves today. I have gathered together some…