Links for December 22nd from 09:58 to 10:23:
- Why It's Better To Pretend You Don't Know Anything About Computers – The Oatmeal – Ah, family.
- Holiday Fun: How Programming Language Fanboys See Each Others’ Languages – C# didn't make it into the table, but this is still pretty funny. Java vs. C vs. PHP vs. Ruby.
- The Elves Leave Middle Earth – Sodas Are No Longer Free « Steve Blank – The engineers focused on building product never noticed when the company had grown into something different than what they first joined.
The sodas were just the wake-up call.
As startups scale into a company, founders and the board need to realize that the most important transitions are not about systems, buildings or hardware. It’s about the company’s most valuable asset – its employees.