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Eric Reis, author of "The Lean Startup," Shares Case Studies at 1:00 AM EST Today!

This event will be hosted by Eric Ries (@ericries), author of The Lean Startup and series editor of O’Reilly’s Lean book series. In this webcast Jeff Gothelf (@jboogie), author of Lean UX: Applying Lean Principles to Improve User Experience, will provide an overview of how to apply the ideas behind Lean UX and Design Thinking to project definition and planning. Using a series of case studies from large companies such as Paypal, TheLadders, and Sesame Street, as well as a few select startups,


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Coding Horror: Today is Goof Off at Work Day

When you’re hired at Google, you only have to do the job you were hired for 80% of the time. The other 20% of the time, you can work on whatever you like – provided it advances Google in some way. At least, that’s the theory. Google’s 20 percent time policy is well known in software engineering circles by now. What’s not as well known is that this concept dates all the way back to 1948 at 3M.


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