“What if Michael Bay did our developer recruiting video?!”

The action-packed, explosive-laden trailer faded from the screen, and the developer next to me joked “That’s what our developer recruiting video should look like!” It seemed like a great idea, so we brought it up with the filmmaking-types in the design department. “We need something awesome! Explosions! Police cars, ambulances!” I guess they didn’t have …

You had me at free parking

My company sponsored a scholarship at Western Washington University. (For not-at-all altruistic reasons: you apply for it by showing up at a meeting where we get to introduce our company and internship opportunities. We want first pick of the best students!) I got a thank you letter from the university, which didn’t surprise me. What …

The Computing Cheese Cutter

Some time ago I visited Everybody’s Store, in tiny Van Zandt, Washington. Everybody’s is an exotic grocery store and temple to the hand-made sandwich, located outside Bellingham in a town so small it has no Wikipedia article (!). I ordered some Havarti Dill cheese, which is a bear to slice. But it was no problem …

The ultimate unboxing experience

Here at Logos we’ve been talking about packing recently, as we prepare to release the Mac version of our software. We’ve been shipping DVD’s in simple boxes, and sometimes even paper sleeves, but we understand that Mac users are accustomed to a little more elegant presentation. That’s why I’m glad I found this idea for …