Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder


30 Jul 2006, 20:30 p.m.

Marissa Mayer & I Both Use Pine

Over the past week I've been to three different tech-related meetsup. I went to an EFF-NYC group, I helped host the Fog Creek open house, and I visited the Joel On Software discussion forum meetup …

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13 Jul 2006, 7:38 a.m.

And Hanging On The Car Door Handle Was...A NetNanny!

Want to hear a horror story about control freak managers? ...The engineers were placed out of the loop regarding what was happening in the standards committee and when they finally agreed on a standard, our …

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21 May 2006, 14:30 p.m.

The Customer Is Always The Customer

Sometimes I wish I could defend "Keep it Simple, Stupid" with flair and confidence to people who think they need things that they probably don't. Folks who say "the customer is always right" have almost …

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14 Apr 2006, 23:07 p.m.

No One Has a Calling Anymore, Just A Core Competence

All this time I thought I was a multiply-layered intersecting matrix of identities, and all this time I was actually a seven-word elevator pitch.

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02 Apr 2006, 10:36 a.m.

Does Anyone (Who Writes This Blog) Have Anything Worth Saying Anymore?

Leonard and I were reading a really interesting comments thread comparing the advantages of tech publishing models in the middle of last week. Against all odds, it stayed almost entirely informative, polite, and well-written. Then: …

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02 Sep 2005, 11:55 a.m.


What we are now learning about the devastation in the Gulf combines with a growing desire, borne of my working life, to become a manager, a good one.

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