WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg at the Lean Startup conference.
Fast-forward to 21:10 for his comments about the hiring process at Automattic starting with trials.
I wasn’t a fit for Automattic (and vice-versa), but I’m extremely thankful that I had the trial experience first *before* going all-in and finding out that it wasn’t for me.
Spoiler: I don’t enjoy working remotely. I like having a shared space with colleagues around. ;) I work better that way. Remote work isn’t for everyone.
Designers should be making tough choices and avoiding one-size-fits-all approach. When you design for everyone, you design for no one.
via Should designers listen to people?.
Writing code is an art of the mind. If you just see it as a way to earn a living you will earn a living. If you just see it as a way to get some task done you will get the task done. If however you see it as creation, innovation and expression you will enjoy yourself a lot more.
via Computer Science Teacher: Why I Write Code.
Think about it. Every story makes a point. Otherwise, it’s meaningless – just a bunch of random things that happen — and how uninvolving is that? It’s the point you’re making that bestows meaning on what happens, engages the reader by allowing her to add things up, and presto! Your theme emerges, all on its own.
via Writer Unboxed » Forget theme! Instead ask, “And so, what’s my point?”.