One Year Of Selfies

For the past year, at around noon everyday, you would see me take out my phone and snap a selfie. Everyday you'd see me do this. Most people thought I was just posing for a selfie, but when they saw me do it again the next day, and the day after they'd get curious and ask what was going on. »

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. »

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. »

First Impressions of AngularJS 2.0

Over the weekend I created a clone of Hacker News with Angular2. I've read a lot about the changes Angular 2 will have and I wanted to see for myself what it would be like to create an app. What would it be like? How will it be better than Angular 1? Will I enjoy writing an Angular 2 app? »

Becoming Steve Jobs

Recently finished reading Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader, the latest book to profile Steve Jobs' career and life. Like most books it spends a good amount of time detailing the moods and behaviors of Jobs when he first founded Apple, at the incredibly young age of 21. For some reason this fact never stuck with me before. I knew that Steve Jobs created Apple when he was young, but to be barely out of his teenage years is pretty incredible. »

Essential Atom Packages

Atom is a hackable code editor from the fine folks at GitHub. It's written entirely in JavaScript (specifically CoffeeScript) and runs in a self contained Chromium environment. It's new and young, yet slowly growing in popularity and features. »