Blog of Rob Galanakis (@robgalanakis)

Archive for October, 2010

How to Understand the User

If you haven’t read Robert L Read’s How to be a Programmer: A Short, Comprehensive, and Personal Summary, do yourself a favor and read it. I want to highlight one sections in particular that illustrates my belief about what makes an effective technical artist/tools programmer: How to Understand the...

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Education vs. Technology

I was listening to NPR a couple weeks ago and there was a story about this school in Tanzania that had lots of speeding traffic in front of it and a dozen or two children were being hit every year. Apparently, the government had repaved the road in front...

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Lack of updates

I am already breaking my more frequent blogging promise. I have a few posts mostly typed up but unfinished, and a few more that are just ideas. I should have time to post more after this week- I’m about to finish a big project, and my job is also...

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