Archive for June, 2009

Doing it for yourself – deciding whether to use someone else’s code

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo by jurvetson"][/caption] Using someone else's code can be great.  Or it can be horrible.  If it does exactly what you need it to, doing so with no bugs and no ambiguity, then this is awesome.  If you need to make changes to buggy, uncommented code written ...

Stay on target! Ways to help yourself work

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Image via Wikipedia In a previous post we talked about how to keep your brain in tip top condition and staying in the 'zone'. We recommended some simple techniques like removing distracting email, IM or twitter traffic but sometimes the problem isn't staying in the zone, it's getting ...