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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Release parties

We are busy finalizing our 4th public release of this year and we've decided to go to a Minnesota Wild game (hockey for you non-sports fans).  Club level, dinner, and all that stuff.  I'm not a huge hockey fan, but live … Continue reading 

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First Minneapolis/St. Paul Code Camp complete

The first Twin Cities CodeCamp went off very well this weekend.  There was a wide variety of topics with four presentations running every hour from 9-5 this past Saturday.  If you missed it, you missed out!  Keep an eye on … Continue reading 

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Dynamics of Software Development – 2006 Edition

I received my copy of the Dynamics of Software Development 2006 Edition by Jim McCarthy yesterday and I'm thoroughly impressed.  The book comes with a video of the presentation he used to do on his "23 rules of thumb for shipping … Continue reading 

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In Search of Stupidity – Volume 2

I just picked up “In Search of Stupidity: Over Twenty Years of Marketing Disasters Volume 2” and found myself unable to put it down last night.  I wasn’t sure what to expect, I enjoyed the first book but the second … Continue reading 

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distinguishing leadership

I read this excerpt today from the Dynamics of Software Development that struck a chord.  "The visionary leader will conceive of a future reality that must be created by the effort of the community, while the demagogue will perceive a need … Continue reading 

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