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Beware the Corporate Dramatic

Corporate drama is a killer of organizations and if left to grow unchecked it will fracture relationships, kill innovation, create politics, and force people to build safety zones that they use to hide away...

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Remote workers using robots

Many moons ago, I was sitting in an airport talking to a co-worker and I said, I really wish someone would invent teleportation or figure out a way of bending distance so we don’t...

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The Experiment Loop

Not all technology projects fit neatly into the standard “Lean, Agile, Scrum” way of iterating through work. The assumption made in all three is that you have an end user and that person will...

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Food Trucks of Silicon Valley

Originally posted at wend.ca. The Foodtruck scene is very much alive and well in SF and SJ, and thanks to Off the Grid, SF’s foodtrucks can be booked and frequently find themselves parked around...

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The Bikes of Silicon Valley

Originally posted on wend.ca. Finally… the post I’ve been promising for a while… the one about company bikes in Silicon Valley. Surprisingly, there’s not a lot of information out there about the specifics of...

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A sweet new take on Android

One of the most prominent changes in the Lollipop release is a redesigned user interface built around a design language known as Material Design, which was made to retain a paper-like feel to the...