My daily readings 06/17/2009

  • tags: hosting, tech

  • tags: GTD

    • Tests done since 1933 show that people who talk about their intentions are less likely to make them happen.

      Announcing your plans to others satisfies your self-identity just enough that you’re less motivated to do the hard work needed.

  • tags: programmer, women

    • If you don’t know who Corrinne Yu is or what she has done, you are in for a special treat. Corrinne Yu is Principal Programmer at Microsoft’s Halo team, and first party Halo Lead. She is the first and only female Technical Lead of the whole Microsoft Game Studios. She has worked as Director of Technology of several 3D game companies. She is the first female founding member of Microsoft’s Direct 3D Advisory Board and Graphics Advisory Board. Besides gaming, she had programmed on the Space Shuttle Project at Rockwell International California. She had designed and conducted accelerator experiments at LINAC in California and the accelerator at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Her nuclear physics research had won her a national award from the U.S. Department of Energy. She volunteered time in the past to advise on CUDA, visual computer and GPU simulation at NVidia. She remains active on the GAB and continues to volunteer time to review the designs of new Direct 3Ds. Check out this interview with Corrinne Yu, Halo Team Principal Programmer.
  • Listening to Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon (s AMZN), is like going to startup school where …

    tags: startups

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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