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An open letter to Floridian Jurors

Dear Floridian Jurors,

I won’t pretend to know what’s going on in your head, what evidence you were presented with, or how you came to your decision. But from an outsider’s perspective, you’re fucking nuts.

Just in case it isn’t presented to you at your murder trials (Zimmerman, Dunn): I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to the reasonable person test. Continue reading “An open letter to Floridian Jurors”

The best time to ask for help

… is right after you’ve made a substantial effort and hit a wall. If you ask before you’ve made the effort, you risk wasting your help’s time on something truly menial. If you ask before making a substantial effort, your help might think you’re incompetent, hopeless, or worse – lazy. This holds true no matter what you’re doing – panhandling or production. Bonus: rather than … Continue reading The best time to ask for help

Just Wait – Marissa Mayer Will Have Gen-Y Shouting Yahoo in 3 Years

Certainly there are plenty of Yahoo! employees (and freelancers) cursing Marissa Mayer’s name after her decision that no Yahoo! employee can work remotely. At the risk of being ostracized by my fellow Gen-Y’ers, I’ll go on record as saying: it’s a smart move. It’s the exact thing Mayer needs to do right now to save that company. What is one thing that new mothers are really good at that CEOs … Continue reading Just Wait – Marissa Mayer Will Have Gen-Y Shouting Yahoo in 3 Years