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... but hackers use their offices for more than that: they use their office as a place to think in. And if you're a technology company, their thoughts are your product. So making hackers work in a noisy, distracting environment is like having a paint factory where the air is full of soot.Paul Graham, Great Hackers (Oscon 2004)
August 20, 2010 18:30 by

Small Pleasures

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Apologies for the lack of posts, but any free time I currently have is being ate up by a hungry piece of nasty ASP work that demands my attention. Having worked with a couple of Rails projects recently – I can only say that stepping back into something as awful as ASP web development has helped me appreciate the fact that there is a better way – Also today from Scott Adams some other small pleasures,

Scott Adams

… … I like being tired at the same time I have access to a comfortable chair and plenty of time to sit in it. Those three things don’t often line up, but when they do, it is pure sitting magic…

… I love the feeling of doing something right, no matter how inconsequential, such as guessing the exact right time it will take to warm a yam in the microwave. It makes me feel in control of my life…

November 16, 2006 15:50 by
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