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Archive: June, 2012

Beer and technology

Saturday, June 30, 2012, 4:00 PM
It's Friday night as I write this and I'm thinking about how great it would be finish up this last bog post with a nice cold Yards IPA. If I worked at Dmg Ctrl L.LC., a tech company in Old City, I'd wander over with my mug (or probably my coffee cup, cleaned, I hope) and pull a draft from the office's... Read more

Fabulous job perk: The company minion

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 3:45 AM
Until recently, Phil Matranga, 23, held the title of "minion" at Dmg Ctrl Ltd., a tech company in Old City. His job description? We turn to the dictionary: "A servile or slavish follower of somebody generally regarded as important." Synonyms: Gofer, assistant, underling." "We hired people as minions... Read more
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