Some More Bitface Thoughts

Something I forgot to mention yesterday was that I thought the "bitface" term was useful not just to refer to people who manipulate bits for a living (or hobby) -- programmers, like myself. It can also work to discuss anyone who makes digital content: websites, blogs, podcasts, videos, photos, and so on. We're all moving…

Some Thoughts On Software Development

Before the job interview that I mentioned the other day, the company asked me to answer some questions in writing. I didn't get the job, but I was pleased with my written answers (and they presumably helped me to get the interview, at least). So I thought I'd reuse them as a blog post. None…

Thoughts on Business Sectors

It occurs to me that software companies, like the one I work for, are probably considered part of the 'service sector', in the kind of statistics that you hear on the news from time to time. Like most such companies, we do provide services. But at our core, we make and sell things -- computer…