Silencing the Flood of Recruiter Emails with a Domain List

I get a torrent of email from IT recruiters.  There’s the occasional gem; every once in a while someone really does want to get interesting work done on scalable web-facing UNIX platforms. But the rest is utter dross. “Your CV came up in our search” they bleat, “we have an excellent opportunity for you to […]

So you want to go freelance…

Today an old friend emailed me for advice about quitting his day job and going freelance. He’s been in the business for ten years and has great wisdom in the field of C/C++ games programming. I got halfway through writing a response then realised hey, others might benefit too. It’s UK-centric but hackers elsewhere may find it interesting.