By now, I have helped hire a few dozen people (web developers, mostly, but also database admins, recruiters, QA engineers, and such) and I really enjoy when my assessments were right and they turn out to be great employees.
I am grateful that my skill set is apparently a scarce commodity -- so much so that I routinely get emails from recruiters trying to get me interested into their respective employers / clients. So far so good. That's nice, even flattering at times.
"Green" programs, like waste reduction, energy or resource saving campaigns are sprouting everywhere. Laudable, generally, but more often than not, I notice that the economics incentives don't support the programs as well as they should.
Today I came across this political post on Facebook:
Let me preface this by saying: While I have some education in the field, and I create user experiences in software on a daily basis, I am not a User Experience professional. So take this with a grain of salt, and feel free to comment on this and point out where I err.
First, she'd put her children to sleep. Only then she put on her heels, her skimpy outfit, and way too much makeup. She didn't want them to see her like that.