Archive for the 'coding' Category

Seattle MindCamp 2.0

Saturday, April 29th, 2006

Greetings, Wooof… Well, MindCamp2.0 is a minute away from opening up, theoretically, and I’m about 30 minutes away from being there. I’m really hoping this lets me immerse myself in a crowd of very smart people thinking about cool stuff, so that I can kick-start my own brain cells into working a bit better on […]

Work/Life Balance versus The Passion of the Code.

Friday, December 23rd, 2005

Greetings, Robert Scoble takes Mark Lucovsky to task over seeing passion in Google workers sticking around until all hours of the night. This is a hard thing to explain if you haven’t been there. I’ve been there twice, once with McAfee Associates, in full-bore, turbo-charged engineer mode, fighting against the world-wide virus writing epidemic in […]

Thoughts on remote diff…

Friday, November 11th, 2005

Greetings, I sat in my office today, listening to a phone interview in which the candidate was asked a number of simple problems, and then the harder design question: Given two computers linked over a slow link (say dialup), each has a 1TB file, how would you determine (1) if the two are different, and […]