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  • I thought of a computer as some obscene piece of hardware that I wanted nothing to do with. . . .

    - Jean Sammet
  • I forgive all personal weaknesses except egomania and pretension.

    - Herb Kelleher
  • One of the most important skills is the ability to learn, because in 10 years, many people will be using workplace technologies and business practices that barely exist now. . . .

    - Laurence Shatkin
  • To misquote Bum Philips, There's two kinds of employees, them that's laid-off and them that's gonna be laid-off.

    - Bum Philips
  • Main rule for business: have more money coming in than going out.

    Anything else just involves smoke-screens and accounting games.

    - Northup Wiley
  • Are you the go-to person in your company, the linchpin for operations, that indispensable employee?

    Really. . . are you as valuable as, say, Bill Gates? And has Microsoft collapsed without him?

    - Northup Wiley
  • Power should be reserved for weightlifting and boats, and leadership really involves responsibility.

    - Herb Kelleher
  • There’s only one rule that I know of, babies — ‘G** damn it, you’ve got to be kind.’

    - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • The Great Depression lasted from 1929 till after World War II. Some 60 years later, we were mired in the Great Recession.

    In other words, shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in 3 generations. . . .

    - Northup Wiley
  • Use Facebook to help promote your business to millions.

    Using it to build brand loyalty . . . well look at whose name comes first in the URL.

    - Northup Wiley
  • It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.

    - Eddie Cantor
  • Graveyards are full of indispensable men.

    - Unknown
  • The impediment to open source isn't nebulous costs of ownership or FUD spread by commercial companies.

    It's the wife's question of "So you're doing this for free . . . and that helps our family how?"

    - Northup Wiley
  • If your system integrator, if your in-house IT, if everybody tells you that this project is unique, that's a clear sign that this is going to go massively wrong. . . .

    - Alexander Budzier
  • Technology has always been a double-edged sword, since fire kept us warm but burned down our houses.

    - Ray Kurzweil
  • If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.

    - Red Adair
  • Your parents love you; your customers don't.

    Be reliable and professional . . . earn it.

    - Northup Wiley
  • Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.

    - Richard Branson
  • Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.

    - David McCullough, Jr.

Below you will find a slide presentation showcasing many of our recent projects.

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Northup Wiley is the creative spirit behind Beowurks and BeoEarth. We rely on open-source libraries and frameworks to generate our software applications. We recognize that each application, whether on the desktop, web or mobile platform, represents our opinion of your requirements. In order to minimize the gaps between our interpretations and your requirements, we use the below techniques:

  • Release early, release often.
  • Have the customer using the application as soon as possible in order to provide practical feedback.
  • Communicate . . . a lot.

By the way, we also contribute to the open-source movement with our own projects:

  • BeoBasis: Java library for use by other Java Swing applications and Java servlets.
  • BeoZip: Java application that backs up data into Zip files while also providing additional archiving utilities.
  • JEquity: Java application for tracking equity and stock values.
  • JAS Carousel: JavaScript library that is a carousel which takes advantage of jQuery / jQuery UI and re-sizes when the browser window re-sizes.
  • PolyJen: Java application that predicts chain-growth polymerization (specifically oxyalkylation) reactions while minimizing expensive laboratory experimentation.
  • Trash Wizard: C# application that helps in maintaining your hard drive space.

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