Lawmen and rustlers now find themselves reenacting a centuries-old drama, one central to the creation myth of the American frontier. If the cowboy was the great American folk hero, the cattle rustler was his villainous twin.
A few photos from visiting La Purisima Mission in Lompoc, CA last weekend. Now if only there was some way to transport the California sunshine back up to Portland.
Contracts And Chaos: Inside Uber’s Customer Service Struggles. Crazy story about what working in support for Uber is like. This is what happens when you don’t treat support as a meaningful career.
Delicious miso ramen lunch today at Marukin Ramen.
Maybe you can look at the state of things and say, we have a deadline right now, and what we need is another engineer for the next month. That engineer is me.
But more likely you look at the state of things and realize that what your team needs is a manager. Because you need to hire X more people. Because Y has a lot of potential but needs some coaching. Because product or design or some other team haven’t given you what you need so you need to go and get it. Because process is important, and the process you have is insufficient or just plain wrong.
Cate Huston – The Hardest, Shortest, Lesson Becoming A Manager.
Visited the mission in Lompoc, CA today.
The Secrets of the Wave Pilots. Feature story from the NY Times about sailors from the Marshall Islands who are capable of using wave forms to navigate. The pictures of the raft they pilot are wild, too.