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My New Hiring Technique


To be honest, I have not been in a position to hire anyone for at least a couple years. Nonetheless, I have always been frustrated with how ineffective the resume, screen, interview, aptitude test, etc. process really is. In light of recent posts about hack challenges for job applicants, un-resumes, and other general rants, I thought I would post my …more

Open source in higher education - why not?


Hacker news recently turned my eyes to, which I review occasionally, but admittedly do not track as closely as I should. The article is Introducing students to the world of open source: Day 1, and at first glance I thought, What a great idea?! I let that steep, and increasingly found myself more frustrated with higher education than impressed…more