Any interesting new angle on an old adage.

The saying ‘people don’t leave jobs, they leave their boss’ has been around for years. Herein Christie Lindor goes one step further and focuses on how organizations fail there employees. Remember, being employed at an organization is a two way deal. You offer your time , effort, and skill in exchange for monetary compensation. As long as the organization needs those things from you the organization continues to compensate. But what happens when the organization fails to delivery the non-tangible requirements?

PEOPLE DO NOT QUIT COMPANIES, MANAGERS, OR LEADERS – THEY QUIT ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURES. HERE’S WHY.

Timezones and why to avoid them when programming.

During a Laravel meetup last night the issue of timezones came up; I had seen this video before but it’s still entertaining and very poignant. This is why you do not want to deal with timezones when programming.

 

For what it’s worth, I have been lean on UTC unix timestamp and leave the timezone adjustments to the client when displaying the date and time. It’s not perfect but it covers the majority of cases.

 

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