Think like a hacker and break stuff

We’ve never met a fellow hacker who thinks the status quo is good enough. By nature, hackers rail against the adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” replacing it with our own: “Break everything and make it better.” There’s no room for inefficient processes or broken methodologies simply because that’s how things were done in the past … View original article here....
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Zillow gets creative in hunt for tech talent

Tech talent is in demand and real estate is just one industry courting the best and the brightest software engineers. Of the 123 current job openings at Zillow, just over half (62) are for technology positions. Tech positions also make up a … View original article here....
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Why a handwritten note is my secret weapon

You get home from work, and on your way in you pick up the mail. You leaf through and see a bill, a bill, a flier, a bill … Ooh, a handwritten envelope! You immediately want to open it to see who sent this lovely piece of mail to you. Why did you react this way … View original article here....
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Your 2015 Business Plan – In Less than 5 Minutes

As we move towards the end of the year, it’s time to put pen to paper about what worked (and what didn’t) this year, and our goals for next year. There’s no perfect recipe for success, but after working in this industry for some years, we can truly attest to the fact that “those who View original article here....
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Zillow Shareholders and Trulia Stockholders Approve Planned Acquisition

Zillow, Inc. (Nasdaq:Z) and Trulia, Inc. (NYSE:TRLA) announced Thursday that Zillow shareholders and Trulia stockholders voted resoundingly to approve the previously announced definitive agreement, dated as of July 28, 2014, pursuant to which Zillow will acquire Trulia. At special meetings held earlier Thursday, approximately 88.75% of Zillow votes outstanding and entitled to be voted, and View original article here....
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