Lin Laurie

Wanna Jump-Start Your Career? 7 Little-Known Secrets to Volunteering!

I’m a big fan of Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Simple ideas, yes, but tough to practice in everyday life. Yet if you can embrace the first habit—Be Proactive—it can propel you into all sorts of life opportunities you never knew existed. This is especially true for any career, for any aspect […]

Lucid Review

I was recently in the market for a new flow-charting tool. I’m budget-minded, so of course I wanted a tool loaded with essentials that didn’t cost too much. I also needed it to be intuitive and versatile. A friend recommended I check out Lucidchart, and what I found was much more than I expected from an $8.95 per month flowchart […]

Stack Overflow Introduces Crowdsourced Documentation

A couple of weeks ago, a coworker sent a link to our company’s software documentation team. “Thought this might be of interest,” he said. It seemed both offhanded and ominous. When I clicked the link, the blog post’s headline definitely gave me pause: Introducing Stack Overflow Documentation Beta. Stack Overflow, the eminently popular discussion site where programmers can […]