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James Kotecki

James Kotecki


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8%??? That’s It?!?!

According to new Pew research, 8% of online adults use Twitter every day, while 15% say they’ve ever used it at all. When I first heard that, I was shocked. Just 8%? But everybody I know is on Twitter! Among the nerds I hang out with, daily tweeting (or at least tweet reading) is an assumed quality. And in a world where daily Twitter use is a given, nerds design products (and write articles) with that bias subconsciously in mind. But while we’re off debating how next-gen mobile payment apps will integrate with Google Glass and turn us all...

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Refresh the Triangle Talks Project Management

Not that they’re complaining, but project managers are apparently the Rodney Dangerfields of the start-up world. To outsiders, they’re the folks who call endless meetings while designers and developers are, you know, making stuff. At the Refresh the Triangle Meetup last Thursday at Bull City Coworking, an audience member asked the project manager panelists when a startup would know when to hire them. The quick reply: Probably after it’s too late. New startups don’t need project managers when they’re nothing more than a few MacBooks, some Red Bulls, and a dream. But eventually, someone has to organize all that...

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