Keeping up to date in tech takes effort. The world changes quickly. In an industry that is deeply set on reinvention and innovation; there's a great flood of new languages, frameworks, libraries, and businesses helping fuel the next wave.
October 17, 2021
3 minute read
Postgres is my favourite piece of tech. I've been spending as much time as I can with it recently. Your database goes far beyond a storage engine. It's an API for your business logic and for manipulating data for your application to consume.
March 16, 2020
3 minute read
I was stuck. October 2018: I picked up my MacBook from a keyboard repair. I got it back with the keyboard working, but without anything coming from the speakers. I made the judgement call most people would make here: this wasn't a big enough issue to delay usage another week. So, I put the repair on pause "until I get a moment".
February 1, 2020
7 minute read
I was stuck. October 2018: I picked up my MacBook from a keyboard repair. I got it back with the keyboard working, but without anything coming from the speakers. I made the judgement call most people would make here: this wasn't a big enough issue to delay usage another week. So, I put the repair on pause "until I get a moment".
December 12, 2019
3 minute read
Here's a PSA: your code still runs on a very fast abacus. This is a real machine, with hard limits.
October 8, 2019
4 minute read
Judging code quality is hard. Often, the quality function is aligned to short term goals, ignoring longer term ones.
March 3, 2019
4 minute read
Design is a hugely underrated component in programming and engineering. It's often forgotten, left in the cold by junior (or sloppy) developers, or those who view programming as purely logical.
November 4, 2018
3 minute read
Gumption implies initiative. Enthusiasm. Energy of thought. A hunger to continue pushing.
October 28, 2018
2 minute read
With the rise of remote working, always-on phones, Slack, notifications are everywhere. Distractions are like a lack of sleep, we're generally awful at noticing that they're a problem.
February 9, 2018
2 minute read
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