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25 January 2012 ~ Comments Off

How GitHub Uses GitHub to Build GitHub

I wrote a post a while back linking to an interesting video about the culture at GitHub, entitled: Optimizing for Happiness – why you want to go work at Github!.
Since then, i’ve watched a few other interesting talks about the culture and how …

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28 April 2011 ~ Comments Off

Optimizing for Happiness – why you want to go work at Github!

If you are a manager or high up in any company then I highly recommend you watch this video of a recent talk by Tom Preston-Werner, co-founder of Github. It’s around an hour in length but I urge you to take the time to watch it – it’s…

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30 October 2010 ~ Comments Off

Enter Stage Right: DevOps

I have worked in environments where reacting was the “normal” way to approach issues and being proactive was just a waste of time… *facepalm*
The seemingly simple idea of changing the workplace culture from reactive to proactive was hard to pitch, le…

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