Archive for December, 2008

Ban Non-Competes in Massachusetts

I have never liked non-compete agreements. As an individual, I find them annoying. As an employer, they have caused me headaches. And politically, I think they impinge too much on individual rights. Furthermore, they are one of the ways in which Massachusetts is inferior to California for startups. That last one really bothers me.
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Thinking about Tufte: Resolution Isn’t the Key

A few weeks ago I had the chance to attend Edward Tufte’s lecture in Boston thanks to StreamBase. This was one of his standard lectures on information presentation, for which he has become famous. As usual, it came complete with a set of his books. This was convenient since sometime in my last 4 [...]

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