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Translation From PR-Speak to English of SelectedApr 16 2007

Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Rails Developer David Heinemeier Hansson's Response to Alex Payne's Interview. A little inside-baseball, but it's a good game.

Rebutting Caterina, David says it's a greatMar 29 2006

Rebutting Caterina, David says it's a great time to start a business. Good points by both, but they're ultimately arguing different things. ps. Staying small isn't the answer to everything, guys.

Shaking up tech publishing: "It seems thatMar 28 2006

Shaking up tech publishing: "It seems that the industry standard [for authors] is something akin to 10% of the profits (which easily take 4-5-6 months to arrive), being forced to write in Word, and finally a production cycle that's at least a good 3 months from final book to delivery. That's horrible!" Building a shop "to take $19 from your credit card" and laying out books in InDesign aren't as easy as he makes it out to be for everyone, but it's a great overall point.

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