I stopped sleeping for fifteen years the first day I left my full-time job to go to my own business, which had been operating already…

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The first time I went into the shelter, I was scared to death. All those bunk beds, all those people. I was like, Shit. I…

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I actually made it three or four years before I ended up homeless, but I exhausted every single resource I had over those four years….

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This time you stop yourself. You don’t want your inquiry to be met by a patronizing sigh of impatience or another explanation about ship dates,…

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At this stage in the meeting, you like to look supplicants in the eye and say, OK, you’ve given me a date and a budget….

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Next year, you’ll burn a little under a barrel of cash on Oracle. One barrel isn’t that bad. But it’s never one barrel. Is this…

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In some mysterious way, he outranks you. Not within the company, not in restaurant reservations, not around lawyers. Still: He strokes his short beard; his…

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Those are all terms you’ve heard. You’ve read the first parts of the Wikipedia pages and a book on software project estimation. It made some…

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The CTO was fired six months ago. That CTO has three kids in college and a mustache. It was a bad exit. The man in…

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Coders are insanely expensive, and projects that start with uncomfortably large budgets have an ugly tendency to grow from there. You need to understand where…

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