Category: career

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Priorities

This past weekend was Thanksgiving which meant that I spent the past couple of days with family. It was great to unplug and get away from the ridiculously fast paced world of tech and coding. However by virtue of unplugging it meant I wasn’t able to make anything. Instead I was…
November 25, 2018
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Technical Debt, Organizational Debt

Debt, in the context of a company, takes on many forms. From the quite literal of owing money to the more abstract concept of technical debt . Technical debt is, to use Wikipedia's tidy definition: The technical debt can be thought of as work that needs to be done before a…
June 19, 2015
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Airbnb's Management Style

It's always interesting to hear how other companies are managed. It gives greater context for what I experience every day at work and broadens my idea for what people are doing to improve their company. I've been reading First Round's The Review magazine for a couple of weeks…
May 28, 2015
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Don't Deal With It, Fix It

I've used Sublime Text for a long time. I started using it when it hit version 2 and clung to it like all hell was about to break loose. It fit my needs well. Opened nearly instantaneously, had sensible defaults for editing, and a lush and vibrant community of third-party…
April 23, 2014
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How To Find A Tech Job

I'm helping a friend find a job. I've already gone through the entire job search process and I do not envy the guy. It's a hard, grueling process but one that when successful is such a rush. Off the top of my head I shared with him a list of job listing websites I used during my…
August 2, 2011
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