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Your “high bar” is wrecking your team

19 June 2018

Near the beginning of my technical career, I worked at a fast-growing startup. One afternoon, my CEO walked into our dev area, which is something he _never _did. Some people in snazzy button-downs and sport coats followed him into the room, tipping us off that this was likely a show-and tell for some fancy VC-type folks in hopes of raising our Series E (or F or P or Z, who can remember) round of financing.

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Open Source, Tech, and Tribalism

19 October 2014

The open source community can be a turbulent place, and this turbulence often plays out in public. Periodically, people leave a community, and when they do, the swirling drama can be fun or bemusing from a distance. The “Why I’m leaving community X” blog post from a prominent Community X member is common enough to qualify as its coming-of-age milestone.

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