Simon M. sent along a collection of cartoons about Sarah Palin. These were my favorites. As always, click to enlarge:
Friday, September 12, 2008
This time an article in CIO Magazine. An excerpt, quoting our CEO (Fred Luddy):
Luddy used a combination of young and experienced staffers claiming that a young mindset is required. More experienced developers can tend to be set in their ways which may have been good ideas in the past, but are not good ideas today. For example, Luddy asks "why would anyone write APIs" anymore? APIs made sense back in the client server days but is not the most efficient approach in an SOA. Luddy challenged his more experienced developers to go with what is relevant to the problems you are trying to solve today and "shed your baggage at the door." Luddy's best advice is "choose the simplest, most flexible technologies." His team did just that and selected a variety of open source and web 2.0 technologies to make the user presentation layer as user friendly and customizable as possible.It's exciting to see us getting more press attention, and interesting to see the things they pick to focus on. One thing I'm sure of: when the press talks with Fred, they aren't hearing the usual plate full of buzz words that high-tech CEOs seem to love so much, without really understanding them...