Category Archives: career

Dear [Under-Capitalized Business-Guy who wants me to work on your site for 'equity'],

[Note: This was cut/pasted from an email response I sent an individual I had a meeting with. I did not enter into a business relationship with this person. I posted this here since it seemed to contain general advice that … Continue reading

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BarCamp Boston 6, April 9-10, 2011 Cambridge, MA

Make sure you don’t miss one of the best tech events of the year in the Boston Area: Barcamp Boston 6, April 9-10 in Cambridge, MA. From the site: “BarCamp Boston is Boston’s geek unconference, organized on the fly by … Continue reading

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“We don’t get out of bed for less than $10,000 per day.”

“We don’t get out of bed for less than $10,000 per day.” I really loved this blog post. It hits the nail on the head for a lot of reasons. The writing style is good and catchy. The content is … Continue reading

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Should I work at a large company or at a startup?

I worked for a couple large companies doing development early in my career. There main frustrations I felt were: 1. Raises were based more on how the company was doing rather than individual contribution. I remember one year my entire … Continue reading

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