It’s obivous to you, not to them

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Sometimes a simple issue can take a long time to solve. The answer is clear in your head, and you can mentally walk every step to the solution. You customer, however, just seems not to get the gist of it. It is frustrating, and you can even get angry.

When I face a situation like this there is a little mantra I enjoy repeating to myself: It’s obvious to you, not to them..

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Proxy

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I am the kind of guy that follow the rules, most of the time. Sometimes you must break the rules, and others just work around them. What follows is my recipe to work around my company’s proxy server and gain sweet uncensored access to the internet.

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Unremote

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It was in the summer of 2006 when I got my first remote position. I was the only employee my company had in the city, with no office to visit and no clock to punch.

I changed jobs, relocated, and was lucky to find other companies that supported a similar setup, until a few months ago.

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My First iOS App

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I shipped my first iOS App to the Apple app store last night, and it is now waiting for review. It is quite a simple app, and maybe I’ll be lucky enough to have it approved without any issues.

Here are some screenshots:

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Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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I don’t quite remember who made the suggestion, or where I got the recommendation from, just remember that a little while ago I was told about this book. And was also told that it was a good read with philosophy, travel and entrepreneurship baked in. I did my research, and thought the book was worth reading. Differently from many books before, I decided it was better buying a dead-tree version instead of only bits and bites. I don’t know if was the title, or maybe some random words in the book excerpt, but something was telling me to ditch kindle on this one.

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