Category Archives: Social

The Code Gnome’s Wild Ride

Not quite a year ago, I received an email. It was a rather good email that came at just the right time. You see, a lot of things were changing in my life, and not all for the good. Really, … Continue reading

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Translating Tech: Working with non-technical co-workers–Speak their language

We’ve all been there. Sitting in a meeting, carefully explaining what it is that, “you do.” Defining acronyms, using kludged paraphrasing, and ham-fisted allegories. Sometimes, it feels like you’re speaking a different language. Well, on a certain level, that’s exactly … Continue reading

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Translating Tech: Working with non-technical co-workers–Use your words

We’ve all been there. Sitting in a meeting, carefully explaining what it is that, “you do.” Defining acronyms, using kludged paraphrasing, and ham-fisted allegories. Sometimes, it feels like you’re speaking a different language. Well, on a certain level, that’s exactly … Continue reading

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