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February 2013
Designing a better shower faucet

January 2013
How to design your API SDK

November 2012
How to talk to recruiters at a career fair

September 2012
Companies Respond To Incentives, Too

September 2012
How one of the all time great magicians thinks about experiences

September 2012
Virgin Mobile fails web security 101, leaves six million subscriber accounts wide open

September 2012
Reddit’s database has two tables

September 2012
Bash user? Try Zsh, the more usable terminal shell

July 2012
Why I’m not switching my bank to Simple

June 2012
Why we’ll never shut down our API

June 2012
Sentences to consider

May 2012
What will happen to house prices in the Bay Area after the Facebook IPO?

May 2012
Virtualenv is an anti-pattern (for beginners)

May 2012
#1 on HN for Six Hours: Postmortem

May 2012
“The best recommendations have a lot of verbs”

May 2012
How not to ask questions at a conference

April 2012
How to use EC2 as a web proxy

April 2012
Stop hurting my browser

March 2012
Better to prevent mistakes than to fix them quickly

March 2012
How beginning programmers should read a quickstart guide

February 2012
CMC’s website shows vast improvements

February 2012
The consulting blog post series

February 2012
There’s hope for consulting

February 2012
Consulting Links

February 2012
Why do companies hire consultants?

February 2012
What’s the downside to hiring a consulting firm?

February 2012
Why firms don’t experiment – they want to hire consultants!

February 2012
Should you invest in the world’s poor, Iraq, or in your heating closet? Three new consulting reports

February 2012
Save the planet, increase workforce satisfaction, increase productivity by hiring better managers

February 2012
Is it true that to do the best work, you need to hire the best people?

February 2012
Getting things done on a terrible Internet connection – the canonical guide

February 2012
Why consulting?

February 2012
If you want to be a consultant, what skills should you learn?

February 2012
A disastrous tale from a young BCG consultant

February 2012
The evidence for evidence-based management

January 2012
Don’t skimp on documentation

January 2012
Can you skip work tomorrow?

January 2012
So, you’re visiting Silicon Valley’s biggest companies next week

January 2012
Why I quit Facebook

December 2011
Ten tips to help you stop worrying about shit that doesn’t matter

October 2011
Why code review beats testing: evidence from decades of programming research

September 2011
Chrome extension to drop jQuery into any site

September 2011
How to orient your credit card

September 2011
Tips for designing your personal site

September 2011
What you learn from fixing 5 years worth of broken links

August 2011
How long does it take for shuffled poker chips to return to their original state?

August 2011
Your company needs a URL shortener

July 2011
How to import a CSV file to Google Calendar

July 2011
Markdown.css: help make the Web prettier

June 2011
Taking pride in the things you do

June 2011
Tools I use to get the job done

June 2011
Energy policy isn’t about helping the environment

June 2011
Bob Geren and effective management

June 2011
Everything you need to know about personal finance

June 2011
CMC’s Website Redesign: the good, the bad and the ugly

June 2011
Vaccinate your children

May 2011
No, I won’t be friends with you on Facebook

May 2011
Test if your server is up, using Ruby

May 2011
Advice from freshman year

May 2011
How to find a Pearson’s correlation and ordinary least squares in Python

April 2011
Presentation on JIT compilers (and the unfortunate sex life of the banana)

April 2011
Sleep

April 2011
For the college introvert

March 2011
Gary Vaynerchuk

March 2011
What I’ve learned, past month or so, part 2

March 2011
What I’ve learned last month or so, part 1

March 2011
The Apartment

March 2011
High Noon

March 2011
Email etiquette

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