Hello, World: Thoughts on Company Goals, Infrastructure, and Leadership

By Tynan Szvetecz
March 23, 2016

The phrase “Hello World” has been in widespread use throughout computer programming circles since 1973. Eventually, it would become the phrase that all beginning programmers would first learn to output when they were learning a new programming language. In the modern age, its successful output acts as a sanity test for proving that a programming language’s […]

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Now Hiring: Ruby on Rails Developer

By Tynan Szvetecz
July 30, 2015

Who We Are Commerce Kitchen is passionate about the future of work. Traditional business practices place profits over prosperity, middle management over autonomy, and assembly-line thinking over holistic thinking. At Commerce Kitchen, we believe in prosperity, employee autonomy, creative thinking, risk-taking, and the power of open communication. Commerce Kitchen is a self-contained, expert team that builds and […]

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Your Business is Science Fiction

By Tynan Szvetecz
March 15, 2014

Speaking candidly, the latest drop from the Silicon Flatirons Conference Series, entitled “SciFi and Entrepreneurship – Is Resistance Futile?”, was an opportunity to meet William Hertling in person. William Hertling is a software engineer at Hewlett Packard by day, and by night is the author of the independently published Avogadro trilogy, a near-term science fiction […]

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You've Got Innovation All Wrong

By Tynan Szvetecz

In business mythology, there is one word that conjures so much fear, reverence and delusions of grandeur. One word dreams all dreams, masters men, devours women, pillages venture capital firms and topples empires. It is the soliloquy of a nation. That word is innovation. And, like generations of leaders before you, you’ve got innovation all […]

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The Internet of Things Aims to Misbehave

By Tynan Szvetecz
February 26, 2014
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Tynan here. I’ve stared into the dark abyss of your future, and I’ve seen how the Internet of Things will change your life. I know you were holding out for that hover board, but what you actually end up with is fifteen more hours of free time a week and hundreds of thousands of dollars […]

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Now Hiring: Ruby on Rails Software Engineer – Web

By Tynan Szvetecz
September 26, 2012

About Commerce Kitchen We like to think of ourselves as superheroes. Superheroes who enjoy beer and Thai food, and the occasional Bomb Ball match. Commerce Kitchen’s superteam of web developers, designers, SEOs, writers, social media ninjas, and project managers aren’t planning on taking over the planet; we just want to make the virtual universe better […]

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Now Hiring: PHP Software Engineer – Web

By Tynan Szvetecz
June 9, 2012

About Commerce Kitchen We like to think of ourselves as superheroes. Superheroes who enjoy beer and Thai food, and the occasional Bomb Ball match. Commerce Kitchen’s superteam of web developers, designers, SEOs, writers, social media ninjas, and project managers aren’t planning on taking over the planet; we just want to make the virtual universe better […]

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