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Parallelizing Batch Jobs for Fun and Profit

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in programming | 2 comments

I’ve been spending time lately on doing lots of boring batch jobs. Lots of slow boring batch jobs. So, I went on a mini crusade of parallelizing batch jobs to make them go faster. On Linux, OSX and other...

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Could Your Bank Account be Cypressed?

Posted by on Mar 17, 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

What would you do if you woke up and read in the news that the government decided to take 10% of the first $100,000 in your savings account next week? That is exactly what is happening in Cypress. Last week, the...

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Python Jobs. Lots of Them.

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

At my day job at DirectEmployers we like two things: Python and Job Boards. So we decided to create a job board for Python jobs using our .JOBS Microsite platform. As of today (March 5) there are 5.995 open Python developer positions listed on Python.Jobs.

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Redoing My Daily Workflow for 2013

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in Biz, Blog | 0 comments

I’m a big fan of David Allen’s Getting Things Done. GTD is a...

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Random Thoughts on Business

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Biz, Blog | 0 comments

The last moths have been crazy. My oldest daughter has been battling unknown...

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Why Charter Schools and Vouchers Are Worth It

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012 in Blog, Education, News | 3 comments

Recently, I’ve been reading a lot of articles condemning charter schools...

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Salt: Remote Execution and Configuration Management With Python

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in Blog, IT, programming | 0 comments

Last night's IndyPy Meetup was a blast. We had around 25 python developers there and I had the privilege of sharing a little of what I have been working on over the past week or so at DirectEmployers Foundation.

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Three Product Design Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

Posted by on Apr 3, 2012 in Blog, startups | 1 comment

Sometimes you win because the competition goes out of their way to lose. Usually this is the case when one company nails it, and everyone else strikes out.

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Why Python is More Productive

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

I was reading a recent discussion argument on Slashdot about how...

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Survey – Job Boards

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in Biz | 0 comments

What job boards have you used before? Monster CareerBuilder LinkedIn

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Companies That Don’t Train Employees Suck

Posted by on Mar 7, 2012 in Blog, programming | 0 comments

One of the biggest mistakes that technology people make is not going to real...

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Stop Making People Lie

Posted by on Mar 4, 2012 in Biz, Blog, marketing | 0 comments

Seth Godin is on to something with his latest post, “Why Lie?”...

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