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Category Archives: Self Improvement

A New Beginning for My Vocation

Next Monday I start at Stelligent!  I have high hopes for my time with them.  They are a consulting firm specializing in optimizing software production.  This is of course done with things like automated developer tests and continuous integration.  This … Continue reading

September 6, 2007 CI Factory, Self Improvement

On Intelligence and Memes

I read On Intelligence: How a New Understanding of the Brain will Lead to the Creation of Truly Intelligent Machines by: Jeff Hawkins and Sandra Blakeslee a few weeks ago.  Excluding any spiritual reading, it has been my most interesting read this … Continue reading

June 19, 2007 Self Improvement, Uncategorized

Did Things Get Worse?

I was listening to Nobel Heart by Pema Chodron last week.  There was a part in it where she talks about how many new practitioners of meditation say that there minds are more chaotic and less calm than before they … Continue reading

June 18, 2007 Continuous Integration, Self Improvement, Uncategorized, Unit Testing