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Looking for a New Home

I was laid off last week along with most of my team. I think if I was younger and less experienced, I would be freaking out. But I’m oddly calm at this point. The software development market has always been a bit volatile, but when one job disappears, there is usually another waiting. And I’m…

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Review Fatigue

I had a recent discussion with my wife about product reviews. She was returning a product because what arrived did not match the description. And this was not the first time such a thing had happened. So I asked her if she read the reviews first. “It has 4.7 stars and something like 5,000 reviews.”…

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The Ugly Operating System Theme

Operating systems have changed significantly over the last few decades. From capabilities to release cycles to dependence on internet connectivity, the operating systems we use today are a far cry from those we used in the early 2000’s. In most ways, they’ve become more useful. But there are a few regressions, in my opinion. Among…

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