More to it than meets the eye….

Mapping the Penalties of Failure. Below is a picture of of a map that hangs in my office; it shows an area in the Balkans and was created around 1790. I bought it in a dusty little bookstore in Juneau Alaska, but that’s another story. It’s inscribed in French, Polish, and Turkish (written pre-reform in…

Writers vs. Geeks….

Documentation writers shouldn’t write documentation. GEEKS should write documentation. After all, they know the product inside and out. And for most things needing documentation, well, most likely it’s gonna be geeks using it. Ok. I’m just a little miffed. I’ve been sitting here trying to figure out how assign a port so I can use…

Lookin for work in all the wrong places (Kenny Rogers song reference)….

Argentina Makes Its Software Play. Driven by peso devaluation and a domestic downturn, Argentine technology companies are marketing the country as a great place for other nations to outsource software programming. Eleonora Rabinovich reports from Buenos Aires. [Wired News] Here’s a list of other great places to outsource programming. California, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas,…