Musician, programmer, pedal-builder. Loves to learn and teach, loves call-in radio.
My music, Github, StackOverflow, projects and dumb Twitter.
- Asking questions > looking smart.
- Clear code > performant code > clever code.
- Team code convention > personal style > team code convention.
- 'Minimal Viable Product' is the gilded philosophical core of our exploitation economy.
- Mentorship programs are crucial to a thriving, self-aware company culture.
- A 'senior' developer is equal parts politician and technician.
- Deep-link, early and often.
- Modals, please no.
Books I Read and Liked in 2020
- The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
- The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
- Being and Doing by Marcus Raskin
- Journey to the End of the Night by Ferdinand Celine
- The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
- Man in the Holocene by Max Frisch
- Time Will Darken It by William Maxwell
Teachers, World-Builders, Makers and other sorts of Interesting People
- Ned Batchelder
- Marcus Raskin
- Fran Blanche
- Armin Ronacher
- Susan Potter
- Joel Spolsky
- Bartosz Milewski
Two Steven Wright Jokes
I lost a buttonhole today.
One time the police stopped me for speeding. They said, "Oh, you know the speed limit is 55 miles an hour?" I said, "Yeah, I know. But I wasn't going to be out that long.".