From Old Website

 These posts are taken from my old blog at


So your career sucks? Read these…

How to survive a job you absolutely hate The normal advice is to give the finger and quit, but I think that is bad advice.

How to overcome mind numbing depression – The dirty word that no one wants to talk about.

Why Following Your Passion Doesn’t Work

Evil Bosses, and how to survive them The secret your doctor never told you!

Rule By Committee: The best way to kill teams – A guest post for

Why your Resume/CV sucks, and what to do about it – Start by reading this.

Your Resume: A sales document, not a biography


Programmer Career advice (relevant to any technical person)

One Day Programmers: Your day will never come

How to overcome shyness as a programmer – Programmers are a shy bunch, but this shyness holds them back in the corporate world.

3 things every programmer must learn (and no one teaches you) : It took me ten years to learn this, you can read about it in ten minutes.

Learning to Program Humans : Humans have their own rules, and this post shows you how you can effectively work with humans.

You’re not special, and no one cares about you : If you want to succeed as a programmer, you will need to learn that you are no snowflake.

What do you do if you break Production Code? You will one day, so you might as well be prepared.


Bad Humor Read at your own risk

Stupid answers to stupid puzzle interview questions Give these answers and you are guaranteed to (not) be selected at Micro-Google.



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