Well, that took a while

When I wrapped up 2018 just ahead of my move, I had a notion that it might be a while before I posted again. I didn’t think it would be this long. Multiple things got in the way. My hosting service became a mess. I tried playing with AWS Lightsail, only to find that using…

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Lightning talks, and not…

Lightning talks seem scary, but are in fact one of the best ways to introduce yourself to public speaking in general. Once you can do one of these, you can easily relax some of the rules for longer presentations.

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More Moore’s Law

At the SoCal Python meeting on October 30th, I’m going to address in greater detail what I think developers are going to need to worry about in a post-Moore’s Law world, and why we need to be better engineers.

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To Optimize, or Not?

You should be forced to write efficient code and know how to do it in situations where it matters. You should also be able to recognize when it’s more important to optimize for readability, maintainability and clarity.

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Job Search 101

…now please copy and paste the information about every job, every school you’ve ever gone to, every project you’ve ever done, and every technology you’ve ever used from the above resources into this horrible template.

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