My web host has just introduced a new Q&A site based on the Stack Exchange model. Looks like a slick way to get help that’s a major improvement over the old forums. Webfaction support has always been stellar, and I expect this to be a very useful addition to their support program.
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Articles Reviews Hosting Assorted Geekery Webfaction Linode Linux
Well, after many years of posting my nonsense on the internets, I have finally made the transition from shared hosting to a VPS. This last week, I migrated this site over to a Linode VPS, and I must say that the whole experience has been pretty painless.
The End Of 9-To-5: When Work Time Is Anytime : NPR
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Articles Business Management
While I haven’t listened to the audio yet, the text of this NPR article on a results-only work environment (ROWE) caught my interest immediately. I’m pleased to see agencies beginning to experiment with different types of management styles, in particular for knowledge-worker positions, which don’t really fit well in our traditional manufacturing-based approaches.
A Minimum Wage of $70,000 a Year
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The New York Times reports that a Seattle-based company has announced that they will be increasing the minimum wage for all of their employees to $70,000 per year. “The market rate for me as a C.