Employees, Where Art Thou? I’ve seen a few variations on this theme recently. The bottom line seems to be that it’s not the end of the world, but expect employers to be a bit more picky, and don’t expect the same kind of perks that some companies were doling out a few years ago.
We had to lay off a couple of people in my department today. It wasn’t my responsiblity to make the decision, or to deliver the bad news, thankfully. Still, I’d rather it hadn’t happened, and I wish there was something I could do about it. Check out this Bob Lewis column from InfoWorld for a couple of thoughts on being downsized.
Worried about DDoS attacks yet?
Does it ever bother you when a 17-year old seems to know more about programming that you do? And you’re 34? (Actually, it doesn’t bother me much, and he seems like a nice guy, so it’s cool. He’s written some neat stuff, too!)
Aside from adding the blog, I also updated my links page today, and played around with the page formatting a bit.
I recommend you check out Scott McCloud’s I Can’t Stop Thinking #6. It’s a pretty cool take on the whole Napster thing.
This is the first post in my blog.