Category: Business

3D

I have a project in mind that needs some 3D work in terms of specifications of parts and design. It’s not 3D the way you think of on movies, it’s the normal 3D stuff that you find done in engineering shops —...

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Starting a project

I’m working on a bit of a side project that’ll involve some web work. Nothing really that huge, but potentially pushing a few terabytes of data a month out to customers. The way things are now it’s just so much...

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The Pipeline

Outside my window I’ve bee watching the new Amazon building slowly come to life. Honestly, it’s been quickly given all it takes. When I moved to Coral, the building I’m working in last February that building...

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RIP Steve Jobs

I was planning something else for today. The news broke moments ago and I lost my train of thought. I’ve done a lot of ranting about how business can be poorly managed. I’m going to turn the table now. Steve Jobs was...

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The Frenzy

So, what is a frenzy anyway? Frenzy: A state or period of uncontrolled excitement or wild behavior. That’s how things seem to be managed around here. Everything is an emergency. Everything needs to be done now. Everyone is...

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OODA Loop

I had a realization at work a few days back. My observation is that the decisions that are being made and the actions that are going on seem to be somewhat unrelated to what I perceive is going on. This got me thinking about...

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Trajectory

The company I’m at just announced a mandatory “vacation” right around the holidays as a cost cutting measure. Sure, that’ll cut a bit of cost, but what’s the big picture? The past is prologue;...

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Buck stoppage

We spend a lot of our waking hours at our workplace. A week has 168 hours in. Let’s remove the time we spend sleeping: 168 – (7*8) = 112. Of the 112 remaining hours we are typically expected to put in 40 hours. If...

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