Monthly Archives: August 2006

Everything was better when everything was worse

Post by Ben Edwards

Since seeing Barry Schwartz’s presentation to Google on The Paradox of Choice I have been struck by how often his words ring true.Give people more choice and they are less likely to make a decision and more likely to feel … Continue reading

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Interviewing Programmers

Post by Scott Vlaminck

Nat Pryce has a good post about interviewing programmers. Everyone that I’ve talked to has the same problem: How to figure out if a programmer is any good before you hire them. A similar problem exists in just hiring people … Continue reading

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Build a crappy product

Post by Ben Edwards

Somewhere between the long nights troubleshooting the CSS and XHTML for the new Alt Text and the creation of not one or two but three lists of tasks that needed to be completed for the site to be “just so” … Continue reading

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