Shinichi Urano's personal blog

Mostly thoughts around Software Development and Entrepreneurship

Recent posts

Feb 1, 2020
Cargo Cult There's a growing trend today in using "Cargo Cult" as an adjective to form various idioms, most likely started by Richard Feynman in this speech to coin "Cargo Cult Science".
Aug 15, 2017
77 paths to “Totality” and how I got there The Great American Eclipse is less than a week away.
Jul 19, 2017
I could’ve been “Dimwit” People often ask me what my first name (Shinichi) means, as it is unusual outside of Japan. But I’ve always struggled a bit in answering this simple question.
May 25, 2017
Good Manager/Bad Manager In the spirit of Ben Horowitz’s Good Product Manager/Bad Product Manager, here’s my attempt at Good Manager/Bad Manager, summarizing lessons from my ten years trying to get this right.
Jun 18, 2016
Why I drink beer out of the bottle I have a friend who always insists on having his beer poured into a glass to drink.
Jul 10, 2014
Why every CIO needs to look at DevOps Software is eating the world. That’s how Netscape founder Marc Andressen describes it.
Jun 11, 2014
DevOps - It's solving the right problem When thinking about building an IT solution (or a business for that matter!) I'm often reminded of this delightful article by Aza Raskin: You Are Solving The Wrong Problem.