Find inspiration in continuity. Start a sentence from the middle. Start a conversation from: “can you imagine how it made me feel…” Engage your peers day to day with home grown metaphors. Tel them something that requires explanation. Have a crappy story behind it until you refine your delivery. Become a master of Dad Jokes […]Read more "Repurpose, restyle, retouch."
My best intentions causing me indigestion I keep imagining that at some level I matter Just keep pretending that I can bring true understanding I don’t strive to be missed, just want to be remembered So busy building legacy, putting forth the best version of me No real struggle – day-to-day drudgery Doubting the purpose, […]Read more "Need some GTD in my life"
The build was complete, the walls were patched, the frames were aligned. I was making the last run through, making sure I liked how the light fell on the image and that it played well with museum glass. Final run through test coverage, all green. Load and pen tests within expected norms. Schema migrations remain […]Read more "Shipping darkly "
This Thursday and Friday I had a glorious pleasure to partake in OnShift company hackathon – an event intended to make a difference in the lives of my coworkers. Improve processes, put tools in place to improve quality and product delivery speed, automate out the headache. I harbored my particular idea for a feature for several […]Read more "And all the tests read PASS that day…"
In my previous job I have been described as workaholic, a person that managed to rise to every complex challenge and think my way out of it. I have been through managing complex system fallouts on Monday after midnight software elevation to the live site on Sunday that packed their own sets of adventures. I […]Read more "Resiliency to a fault"
When I was younger the primary stimulus behind looking healthy was to attract girls. So I was busy busting my back in the gym several times a week and consuming protein shakes. That lead to appreciable muscle growth, but had little influence on my success or real health. As I grew up and got married I […]Read more "Have ALL the healths"
This weekend I had a great opportunity to run a Game On event. This is a Computer Science event that was finally brought in by Science Olympiad this year. The event is held in a standard Sci Oly event format. In and out in 50 min, limited to none of external/prepared materials, no Internet. Student’s work […]Read more "The rush of running CS competition."