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Sep 24

Happy Voter Registration Day! Now Click This Button.

posted by Taylor Dankmyer on September 24

Virginia's gubernatorial race is shaping up to be one of the most expensive in state history. It's also shaping up to have one of the worst turnouts in state history. Improving the voter registration process and increasing turnout can be hard, but Fission has built an app that makes registering in some states a 100% online process. Gone are [...]

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Sep 20

Facebook Just Changed Everything. Again.

posted by Taylor Dankmyer on September 20

Did we sound a little too Apple-ish with that headline? We're sorry about that. No iPhone 5s to sell here. But seriously, Facebook's change is a big deal. The change we're talking about is the new way Facebook shows a link's thumbnail image. Before, the thumbnail image for a link was 90 x 90 pixels or 154 x 154 on the desktop version [...]

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Sep 20

Keys to a Successful Business & Rewarding Personal Lives, Part 3

posted by Adriana Dakin on September 20

This is the final piece in our 3 part series on how Fission's techie parents handle work and life. Check out part 1 & 2!  What tips do you have for other parents and people wanting a good work-life balance? Roz: The best thing my family does together is go for a very long (like 8 miles) walk together on the weekend. It’s time [...]

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Sep 18

How We're Managing Kids & Work, Part 2

posted by Adriana Dakin on September 18

This is the second part in our 3 part series on how Fission parents handle work and life. Check out part 1 & 3!  How have your work habits changed after having a child? What do you do for work-life balance? Roz: I have a hard-stop at 5 to pick up my son from daycare. I often work from 8-11 after he goes to bed. Babies enforce [...]

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Sep 16

How Fission Techie Parents Do Life and Work, Part 1

posted by Adriana Dakin on September 16

This is the first part in our 3 part series on how Fission parents handle work and life. Check out part 2 and 3!  The Fission crew are a group of daring and motivated personalities. Some go on eight mile walks, some fix transmissions, and some know Taikwondo. But all working parents must tackle the question, “How do we balance [...]