This is what is Weird Wonderful Web for December 14th through December 16th:
- Happy Newton Day! (also known as Newtonmas) – December 25th is a date to celebrate not because it is the disputed birthday of the “son of God” but because it is the actual birthday of one of the world’s greatest men : Isaac Newton.
- ongoing : Message From the Web (Centralization is a bug; ) – Centralization is a bug; Good-enough today beats complete next year; Getting started should be free. Convince the developers. Management will go along. Try to lock them in and they’ll walk away ·Some popular tools will be Open Source ·To make money, give things away (“Monetization at the point of value.”)
- “Non Coding” Programming Tips from the Programmer and Management blog. Coding skills are not enough to succeed in a company. Sad but true. Your going to need Diplomacy; Be friendly (but don’t expect friendship); Do want you say you would do (and ask for more time, early); learn new things.