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Disclaimers and Apologies

I’m going to start this review with a disclaimer and an apology. The disclaimer is that the publisher of these two books also published my most recent one; t...
November 24, 2005

Breaking and Bulletproofing

I don’t know much about graphic design. In fact, I know almost nothing, and what little I know is probably wrong. I do, however, know about how to use modu...
November 24, 2005

Fogel’s "Producing Open Source Software"

A community is more than just a bunch of people. It’s a shared set of values, and rules for how to behave. By this standard, the open source community isn’...
November 24, 2005

Is 5/75 a Passing Grade?

Joel Spolsky has posted the reading list for his Software Management Training Program. Only four of the books are in the geek books portion of my reading li...
November 22, 2005