The Guardian: Interview with Mark Shuttleworth

Daniel Robitaille robitaille at
Tue May 27 01:56:36 BST 2008

On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 7:29 PM, Ben Francis <lists at> wrote:
> Daniel Robitaille wrote:
>> I haven't had a job that came with office/cubicle with a window in
>> years. I should better choose my employers :)
> Mark Shuttleworth has been known to go to quite extreme lengths to get a
> good view... so I wouldn't worry too much about being able to see the
> London eye out of your office window.
> But yes, natural light is good. If you want to know why you don't have a
> window seat you should read Peopleware. It's down to the furniture
> police and a mistaken belief that organising desks to make wiring easier
> increases productivity.

sounds interesting;  my last few jobs were not in a typical software
development field, and I don't work in corporate environments, so it's
not clear it is directly applicable.  But it looks like an interesting

Daniel Robitaille

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