People tend to frame work-life balance discussions as being about quality-of-life. I think that’s a mistake.
For me, they are just as much about quality-of-work.
And since my work is important to me, that’s an important distinction.
It’s been a long time since I’ve typed “java -version” at the command line. And a long time since I’ve thought about using the JDK. It’s also been a long time since I’ve picked up a new programming language which is on the cutting edge.
Over the years I’ve done significant work in:
- Visual Basic
- and a weird “3GL” language called Thoroughbred BASIC that…
There sure has not been much talk about how Hurricane Sandy affected those with disabilities. The disabled community gets a little lip service in some bright and shiny policy statements on Federal and State agency website, but aside from that the staff…
Today it’s a cold and icy rainy day, and I’m on the train from New Jersey to Long Island, via Manhattan. I decided to do that instead of driving since I’m tired and don’t feel like driving in the rain.
Reading the news, I see that New York City has a new…