Delhi AJAX hacker(s) wanted

Uzanto is looking to hire AJAX talent in Delhi. If you read this blog and you’re in Delhi, there’s a good chance you’re the kind of person we’re looking for.
We’re working on something really cool, and this is a chance to be doing really cutting-edge UI work. It’s all product development, not boring services work.
Be prepared to show me some cool JavaScript code that you’ve written, and answer detailed questions about it.
Candidates who are clued in to what’s happening in the web and are hip to the latest trends (LAMP, Ruby, etc) will be given priority treatment. We’re not looking for warm bodies here, we’re looking for clueful techs who are ready to take it to the next level. I don’t care what your GPA was or where you went to school, I care about what you’ve built and whether you can prove to me that you get things done.
We offer excellent pay and benefits, and a killer work environment.
p.s. If you’re this person but are in the bay area, I know a great startup that is hiring. Ping me (jon at uzanto) for details, and I’ll forward your resume.

Jeroun Coumans adopts the mullet blog layout

Jeroun Coumans redesigned his blog. Among the improvements? He’s switched to the mullet layout I’m always blabbing about.
Finally, I’ve taken lesson from Jonathan Boutelle and made my journal more useful (hopefully) thanks to his concept of a Mullet-style blog layout According to my referrals, there are plenty of you entering here via Google, so this should help those visitors to more easily find their way through this site.
Long live the mullet! Wear it with pride, web-folk!

DesignJet 130 review

Uzanto just bought a bad-ass large-format printer for printing the data visualizations that come out of MindCanvas. When I say large-format, I mean large-format: the Designjet 130 we bought can print on paper that’s 24″ by 64″. It’s a beast! I guess I hadn’t really realized how big the printer would be until it arrived in the mail. This isn’t the kind of printer you have at your desk. This is the kind of printer that has it’s own desk.
The printer was expensive ($1300), but it’s already paid for itself in terms of results: for exploring large, interrelated data sets, there’s nothing better than a really big piece of paper that you can tack up on a wall. The visualizations that we print have thousands of datapoints and are in various colors (very Tufte, actually). Printing the deliverables using a print shop isn’t an option: it takes too long. Our goal with the MindCanvas service is to do an entire research project in 7 days, so we don’t have time to wait for proofs at Kinkos!

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