The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Feeling less groovy

Of course, feeling better is a relative thing when one has a cold, and today I'm feeling a bit worse than yesterday (although a bit warmer—I did remember to bring a sweater to work today). Part of feeling worse is how little sleep I got last night (or rather, this morning). Between not being sleepy at all, my runny nose and some chest congestion, it was very hard to fall asleep.

And when I did, it was around 6:30 in the morning.

I'll certainly be happy when this cold is over.


Don't forget your sippy cup

Instead, I'll share with you the results of a little between-classroom brainstorming about how office life could learn a little bit from grade school life.

So, in no particular order, here are some ideas for how to run your next Web 2.0 startup:

Via Jason Kottke, schoolwork

Back durring my first week at Negiyo, I kept having flashbacks to high school. The treatment of us peons non-management employees as kids. The long hallway down towards the cafeteria. The small desks. Being sent to the Principal's office HR department.

I thought I had died and gone back to high school.

But now grade (or elementary) school. Kindergarten through 5th grade. That wasn't so bad. And I could definitely deal with nap time. I wonder how Smirk would go for the idea?

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