Monthly Archives: April 2009

A fun exercise.

Here’s a fun little exercise that I call Distillation.Can you distill the essential wisdom about any given thing / situation / person down into one sentence? Preferably using a common phrase?For exampleWorking with other developers – Respect the fact that … Continue reading

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Just Say No.

I’m taking time out of the regular blogging to post a public service announcement. These are bad. They are not “cool”. They are not “fun”. They are not “Manly”. They are stupid. There is no middle ground on this. If … Continue reading

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Crunch mode.

So there’s been a lot of furor recently about crunch mode – Mike Capps, Epic CEO stood up at an IGDA meeting and basically said “Screw 40 hour weeks. When I hire people I want people how will, when the … Continue reading

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Being Let down part 2.

Holy crap! Be careful what you wish for!Since my post the other day a few people have actually gotten off their arse and written to me with their thoughts.One of whom was pretty scathing in his comments. I was initially … Continue reading

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Being Let Down.

So, in my effort to blog a bit more, here’s another one.For those following my car efforts, the car was left in Blythe (and man, does that town suck or what?) and is now fixed and hopefully I can get … Continue reading

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Planes Trains and Automobiles

I’ve been terribly remiss with my blog posting of late. Apologies for that – the move to LA, new job and finding / setting up of an apartment has been taking up a lot of my time.Anyway, so the practical … Continue reading

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