where words mean things
business, finance, and policy
Cash Call and the Usury of Payday Loans
Understanding Your Financial Statements
The Lean Startup (review in progress)
Questions and sometimes answers about building amazing things in the digital world.
The Economics of Software Maintenance
Why Perl Didn't Win
Theme, Pragmatics, and Purpose in Programming Language Implementation
Agile Long-Term Planning (with your backlog)
Network Effects are More Important Than Technical Quality
Why Do Government IT and Software Projects Fail?
The Lemon Market of Programming Language Adoption
Search Engine Results Placement and Click Through Ratios
What is Programming?
Simple SEO Tips (in Ten Minutes)
What is Cohort Analysis?
The Asymmetry of Online Empathy
How Does US Voting Disenfranchise the Poor?
What is Currency? What is Fiat Currency?
How does US Government Deficit Spending Work?
How does a Government Furlough Affect Government Contractors?
Who are the Tea Party?