The snag of leadership

By NMe on woensdag 26 augustus 2009 14:08 - Comments (10)
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As some of you will probably know, I play World of Warcraft in the sparse bit of time I have for myself. I'm going to dedicate this blog post entirely to WoW, so if you're not interested in the game or at least in games in general, you'd probably be better off when you stop reading here. Also bear in mind I wrote this post months ago and forgot to post it. :P

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A sad state of affairs

By NMe on vrijdag 27 maart 2009 12:38 - Comments (10)
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No other business suffers so much from incompetence as the IT business. There, I said it. When you're an incompetent cleaner, salesman, technical designer or architect you'll be found out soon enough, but as a programmer your bad practices can and will make it into production no matter how good or bad you are. A programmer's true incompetence often isn't discovered before it's too late.

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Justice at last

By NMe on dinsdag 17 maart 2009 10:55 - Comments (2)
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Management: a necessary evil. Yet not many companies realize that they're being eaten alive from the inside by bad decisions made by (middle) management. Stories are abundant, and I will tell some here.

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Why forum life is so complicated

By NMe on zondag 15 maart 2009 02:57 - Comments (20)
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I'd hate to start off my first attempt at blogging in more than four years with a rant, but I'm going to anyway. That's just the type of guy I am; I'll try to behave next time. I'd like to talk about people. People have always liked to put each other in their own little "box", separating "them" from "us". For the purpose of this blog post, I'm going to do the same.

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