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A collection of 36 posts

Dec 30, 2018

The alternative interview framework

Making a case against those textbook and mundane interviews. If you ask me the high stress technical interview process isn’t demonstrating anything but a hostile work environment. John Montgomery from Microsoft shares

May 1, 2014

My blog has a new look!

You can see the difference from how it was for the last three years. Around a week ago I set out to update my blog’s theme and I was able to find

Apr 20, 2014

Tasty coffee with AeroPress

When you just want one cup of damn good coffee your best bet is to give the Aeropress Coffee and Espresso Maker a try. The AeroPress makes cleanup quick and is portable enough

Nov 10, 2011

Slides from 1DevDay Detroit

Here are my 1DevDay Detroit slides from over the weekend. It was pretty cool to be a part of a developer event downtown with so much great content.

Sep 14, 2011

Notes on Rework

Rework has been on my “things to read” list since it was published over a year and a half ago. I was surprised when I came across a copy at my local library

Jul 11, 2011

So whats new?

It’s a good feeling knowing that you’re getting things done. Doing all of those things that you’ve maybe thought about getting around to and then lost the sticky note that

Apr 24, 2011

WindyCityGo Mobile Conference

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to attend WindyCityGo in Chicago, IL with a few hundred fellow mobile developers. The two primary sponsors of the event were Groupon and ThoughtWorks who both

Apr 11, 2011

Output a list of git committers

By using the git log command formatted and piped to sort -u (unique) you can pretty easily get a listing of who has ever contributed to a project which is under git source

Jan 17, 2011

Welcome To CodeMash 2011

This year marked the fifth year of the CodeMash open source developer conference. I now know why it only took a matter of hours for this one to completely sell out.  During the

Oct 19, 2010

Detroit Free Press Marathon 2010

It turned out to be an awesome day for running in downtown Detroit on Sunday! Unlike last year I knew my way around Detroit well enough to park in the Compuware structure and

Oct 18, 2010

Blog Updates

If all goes according to plan this week I’ll be doing some long awaited blog improvements.  A few notable additions that I’ll be focusing on are including quotes in the about