Archive for December 2011

What To Do When AllThis Steals Your Photo & Bio

There’s a terrible new web site out there engaging in, at best, copyright infringement, and at worse, fraud. It’s called AllThis. If AllThis targets you, they will: steal your photo & bio off Twitter slap it on an AllThis page, to make it look as if you endorse their system put up a big yellow [...]

Dealing with the Emotional Turbulence of your Launch

The voices in my head have reached a fever pitch. It must be launch time. Launching is an emotional game. It’s so easy to construct elaborate stories about how this or that detail will lead to terrible failure or runaway success. It’s constant. Fully detailed worlds erected by nothing but imagination. I’m in the midst [...]

Great Software Requires Continuous Transgression

[W]hen you are doing something in a recurring way to diminish risk or doing it in the same way as you have done it before, it is clear why professionalism is not enough. After all, what is required in our field, more than anything else, is continuous transgression.Professionalism does not allow for that because transgression [...]

Terry Pratchett’s Witches Mean Business — *Your* Business (Biz Book Friday)

Hello, and welcome to yet another Biz Book Friday! This one’s a bit late because I’m feeling under the weather. Hope you enjoy it nonetheless. There are, of course, many more to choose from — on, admittedly, more serious, actionable topics. Today I’m feeling philosophical. All my favorite authors are dyed-in-the-wool humanists. You get the [...] Related posts:

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