All hosting providers suck

June 30, 2008 at 10:46 pm | business, web.

In one way or another all hosting providers suck. Either they are super cool and give you lots of stuff but their servers are down ALL THE TIME or they are super on top of it but they don’t have good server plans and they are expensive. EVERY hosting provider has something that will drive… Read more »

Over planning – Content Management Systems

June 3, 2008 at 10:27 pm | business, web.

To go along with my series on over planning, I thought I would talk a little about “content management systems” or CMS systems. Most people who want these do not need them. Most people who need these don’t really need these either. CMS systems work great if you have 1000’s of products and hundreds of… Read more »

Over planning

May 27, 2008 at 10:26 am | business, web.

I run into a lot of over planning in my job. This is a big problem in a majority of companies because “over planning” sets up roadblocks to their ability to get something done. Take a blog for instance. There are a bunch of companies who think that this is a necessary thing on their… Read more »

Great presentation about online businesses

May 15, 2008 at 10:11 am | business, web.

Todd showed me this great presentation by David Heinenmeier Hansson from So many people are so focused on making the next Facebook that they don’t realize that most businesses start on a small scale with good ideas and grow over time.

The water bottle test

May 8, 2008 at 4:14 pm | business.

Not sure where this test started but it has become a basic interview problem solving test that people have been doing for years. I think it was even in a Die Hard movie. I’m sure this ranks right up there with the “Moving Mt. Fuji” project management test that Microsoft used to give people in… Read more »

Microsoft abandons bid for Yahoo!

May 3, 2008 at 5:12 pm | business, web.

We’re taking our toys and going home I think everyone in the Sili valley has been holding their breath of late as the big bad MS wolf has been sniffing around Yahoo!s door. But I guess after a little executive foot dragging and some shareholder cold shoulders to their plan Microsoft has given up its… Read more »

Great Management glossary

March 13, 2008 at 10:32 am | business, web. He also has some great other content. If you are a geek or know someone who is. His book also looks pretty interesting. It has a great microsite.

WordPress built with Dreamweaver?

February 20, 2008 at 3:23 pm | business, web.

Matt over at WordPress posted that he uses Adobe Dreamweaver and he has had problems with the newer release. Somehow I was kinda surprised at this. I have heard so many coders (maybe this is just the Linux and Unix guys) ripping Dreamweaver since it came out that I thought it was sort of the… Read more »