Monthly Archive: March 2016

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The Death of Flash: Lessons in Community & Democracy

The Death of Flash What an obsolescent programming interface can teach you about democracy and community. I started programming in earnest in 2001, using (among other things) a now largely defunct technology called “Flash.”...

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Pooh-Pooh Culture

It’s insidious. It undermines trust, saps initiative and likely already infects your workplace: welcome to pooh-pooh culture. Wikipedia defines “pooh-poohing” as “a fallacy in informal logic that consists of dismissing an argument as being...

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You’re a sucker for a good webinar

The invite appears in your inbox. “Join us for a free webinar on <insert tantalizing business trend / skill / software / here>.” You open. You read. You ponder (maybe). You click. Days later your...