Category Archives: Vocation

The topic of vocation related work and interests

The 7 Deadly Sins That Kill Innovation In Your Organization

This Is Not A Religious Screed Let me just get that out of the way right up front. I am not at all a religious person – but I have to say that I feel this metaphor will ring true … Continue reading

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Dude Where’s My App? Things I Expect To Be Able To Do And Yet Still Cannot Do

Why Isn’t There An App For That? There are a surprising number of things that should be completely technically feasible, and yet nothing exists to solve these problems. Maybe it’s the Innovator’s Dilemma, maybe it’s just that the people in … Continue reading

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Do You Even Know How To Design A Relational Database?

I’m really starting to wonder about this “NoSQL movement”. Everything I’ve read so far seems to have a severe case of tunnel vision – the only database anyone mentions in these NoSQL articles is MySQL, and they discuss how they … Continue reading

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The Map Application I Want

I don’t know if people really care about this sort of thing as much as I do… but as a New Yorker (and still a relatively new one, that may factor in) I find that I need to plan my … Continue reading

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WWDC Part V: Almost Done

Today was a tough day – half the WWDC sessions I went to were way above my head. I’ve gone to everything else that’s geared towards beginners, but honestly the conference doesn’t really have something I would have taken advantage … Continue reading

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