Why you don’t make $80k+ and how you can get there

By Josh Sherman
4 min read
development
career

First off, you’re going to be offended by this, partially because it’s true and partially because I’m right. The reason you don’t make $80-100k (or whatever the magic number of deservingness [my word, you can’t have it] is as per Hacker News) is because you don’t deserve it, for one […]

TeuxDeux: Adventures in Screen Scraping

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
development
ruby
productivity

Been a busy week, still dedicated to blogging regularly though. Decided the best way to balance out my busy weeks is to post code that I had on github but decided to pull down as I wasn’t maintaining it, and no one else was following or forking it. If you […]

Switching to Linux, you’re doing it wrong

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
linux

As a long time Linux user, I’m constantly trying to get people to experience all the awesome. For the most part, people are reluctant, but I’m finding that I run into one or more of the following It seems pretty clunky So you’ve finally installed Linux, most likely Ubuntu as […]

The Zen of the Server Crash

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
development
tdd
hosting
rackspace

I was talking to someone last week about how I attempt to keep cool when things fall apart. I call it “the Zen of the Server Crash” and as luck would have it, everything started to fall apart that afternoon. First to go was our Internet connection at CrowdSavings.com HQ. […]