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Open Source Self-Help

My list of goals has a perpetual “contribute to open source projects” line item.  Like many people who use open source software – whether it’s an Apache web server, Firefox web browser, Linux operating system, or any of a number … Read more

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The Meeting Default

I’m not a big fan of meetings.  They can be an organizational, cultural norm that absorbs not only productivity but also derails initiative and innovation.  When they are a default mechanism, where they are chosen as the first means of … Read more