Category Archives: Development

Sleeping on a Couch: Transferring Culture

In the first half of 2009 the Preload department at Novell was building a team in Taiwan.  There were two main reasons for this – our customers (the OEMs and ODMs) were located there and we wanted to be near … Continue reading

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Litterbox: A UX Parable

Several years ago in a our previous house my wife and I noticed a marked decrease in the amount of laundry being done.  We weren’t any busier nor had anything changed radically in our lives since the drop off. Our … Continue reading

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Git – Micro Commits and Workflow

Recently I moved my blog and some old posts about git got re-posted to Planet GNOME.   One in particular was where I was not sold on the micro commit model of git at the time (more than 3 years ago!). … Continue reading

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