Category Archives: Work

Tech Free Weekends

Failing here, posting this on a Sunday. The idea is to give the brain a break to reset a bit before the start of the next online-all-day-for-work week starts. Maybe I can modify this idea to be … no Internet … Continue reading

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Less work, more fulfilling

I was lucky enough to be able to take the remaining vacation days I was entitled to this year, before the year ran out. Spent Dec 24 – Jan 3 away from the office and only peeked at email and … Continue reading

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Authorized Phishing Test

Just wanted to check that you all had conducted an authorized phishing test from JIRA File Shares, which if you did I full admit to failing. Can you send me the screen shot that appeared after the link was clicked? … Continue reading

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(Re)Enter the Matrix

Hello. It’s been a while. After moving from Calgary to Lethbridge last April, I was more than a bit preoccupied with everything that followed on from that. This included getting a new server to replace the very long in the … Continue reading

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Hacking the Gibson

Hacking The Gibson http://t.co/Efu5peEVzH — Trever Miller (@etrever) July 15, 2013

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Why tech companies tend to be more profitable

There is a growing body of research that shows that companies that limit their high-low wage ratios and distribute generous option plans consistently outperform more traditional, inegalitarian firms. Companies that flatten hierarchies and distribute rewards more fairly are actually more … Continue reading

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Modern Luddites

No matter how hard you might try, there will always be people who insist on doing processes by hand, resisting automation. Modern Luddites.

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