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researchers

Increase Your Impact By Hiring a Design Agency

Aug 15, 2017

Impact is one of the metrics that determines your success as a researcher. Teaching and service play a role too. What sets apart great research professors is the number and quality of publications they can produce. Read more

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founders-journey

How to Train Clients to Give Great Feedback

Aug 2, 2017

One of the most challenging aspects of our work is to gather feedback from clients. Read more

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founders-journey

Thank an OSS Maintainer

Sep 22, 2016

As I sit down to work today and reflect on the tools I have in front of me, I have trouble finding code that isn’t the result of open source software. Read more

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founders-journey

The Law of Accumulation

Mar 11, 2016

A vision for a better future is motivating and inspiring. It motivates us to act. It helps us prioritize our efforts. As business leaders, our job is to provide vision and direction to our companies. We are captains of the good ship Dream Job Inc. and we chart its course.... Read more

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rails

Page Specific Javascript

Feb 9, 2016

A problem commonly faced by Rails developers is how to organize and include Javascript on pages so no extra code is run. Here’s an approach to make page specific Javascript easy. Read more

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founders-journey

On Love and Business

Feb 9, 2016

At Loam our mission is to provide people with the tools they need to bring their ideas to life. Read more

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rails

Use javascript responses to build dynamic apps

May 13, 2015

DHH has long promoted the idea of using server generated javascript responses instead of using a client side javascript framework. In this post, I show how to use JS responses to write interactive apps. Read more

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founders-journey

Defining Success So It Lasts

Mar 1, 2015

Founders of companies are often encouraged to chart a grand vision of what they will accomplish. Visions can be powerful motivators, but they can also be the cause of crushing disappointment. In the past few months I have struggled with my view of success. Until recently, success for me meant... Read more

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