Archive for August, 2006


Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

I wish I knew more about Psychology… then I’d be able to explain why this site is currently sitting on >95% accuracy. It’s only got one guess wrong (out of more than 20) – it thought I was over 50. That probably isn’t too far from the truth, thought pattern-wise 😉 Update: Here is the […]

The value of complements

Sunday, August 27th, 2006

Kevin’s post (and the links therein) is most timely. John and I were today discussing our strategic approach for our new software (the codename keeps changing) in light of the recent Leopard announcements. Mail is broken and still will be from the looks of things. We’re going to fix it. Anyway, back to the subject […]


Friday, August 18th, 2006

Just read Christopher Hawkins’ post on One-Stop tech shops and had to comment. I think he’s mainly right – there’s a serious argument (backed by economic theory and history) for specialisation. There’s also serious contemporary practice for it as companies are divesting their non-core assets and concentrating on what they do best. In a society […]

Job Applications

Friday, August 18th, 2006

This is how job applications should be. I can show you that one. I can’t show you the applications I received for this position, but suffice it to say most came nowhere near Guy’s second version, let alone his first. I did lament this fact to a few people, but quickly realised I should not […]

Homework this week

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

Homework for Strategic Cost Management this week is (partly) The Lemonade Game! w00t!