Developers: You are not a Language
Despite what recruiters think, despite what you might think, you are not a language. Years of hacking have sharpened your mind, your instinct, your reasoning, until you no longer even see the code: you see the answer. You are a problem-crushing warrior, an architect of logic. So why filter your job opportunities by ‘language’? I’ve seen this over and over: otherwise smart...
brinking.: 24 hours with the Fire →
nabeel: 24 hours in with the Kindle Fire and I feel like I’m coming to the same emotional place as I did with the Droid. The first 10 minutes were “wow, I think this might actually make it!” — but it buckled under extended use from lack of polish. The good. Hardware: A better form factor for media… Solid review; definitely share Nabeel’s sentiments.
Jeff Bezos Owns the Web in More Ways Than You... →
bijan: Levy: Two years ago, you bought Zappos. Was that an attempt to absorb their so-called culture of happiness and customer service? Bezos: No, no, no. We like their unique culture, but we don’t want that culture at Amazon. We like our culture, too. Our version of a perfect customer experience is one in which our customer doesn’t want to talk to us. Every time a customer contacts us, we see...