Doodle I made during a technical meeting. … [Read more...] about Doodle Tuesday: Clock Face
Archives for June 2017
Software development interviews don't have to suck
If there was a yearly contest to proclaim the industry with the most abusive interview process, software development would win every year. Interviewers ask candidates to jump through hoops to prove their worthiness. I have been in interviews with me on one side of the table, 12 engineers on the other side taking turn asking coding questions. In a different occasion, a screener asked me to code on a voice-only phone call; that was followed by 3 … [Read more...] about 6-Step process to hire happy software developers and create fans
If you make it your life goal, accumulating money and digging a hole are very similar. You could keep going forever and you might even get good at it; however, it's never enough and eventually, you realize that you are in your grave. In the process you only see dirt and worms, lose sight of the light and forget the existence of a beautiful blue sky above you.
Throughout my career, I focused on adding value to the organizations I’ve worked for. I never worked with the single goal of … [Read more...] about As a coder, what is your Net Value Equation?
English, Chianti, C and the old days
When I discovered the existence of computers, I lived in a place known worldwide for art, food, Chianti and hand gestures; not so much for technology. I loved growing up in Tuscany. Winters were sunny and crisp, summers hot and lazy, falls welcomed and refreshing, and spring the closest thing to paradise that I can think of. The resources I had to learn computer programming in 1984 were rare Italian translations of american books, a few monthly magazines, a … [Read more...] about Best languages to learn how to code
This doodle is from 2013, and it was taken during an all day series of meetings. I titled it "Presence"; can you tell why? … [Read more...] about Doodle Tuesday: Presence