People are the solution that drive innovation, that drive peak performance, that allow the things that were once thought impossible to now be possible.
But we also can get grossly in the way making the very things that were once possible, impossible.
Continue reading “It’s You. Always You.”
Would you mind filling out this quick survey (especially if you’re a software developer or technical manager / leader)?
Appreciate it! It’s also embedded below:
Continue reading “A Quick Survey: Build Better Software”
This was useful even for people who aren’t students. Saving this for reference:
Continue reading “Get More Out of Google”
I’m putting together a new Medium Publication for my “Medium + macOS” project, codename mnml, and I was very excited to create a custom domain for the blog.
This is natural as I’m building a native desktop client for Medium…! Sadly, I was told that the TLD (“Top Level Domain”) that I’m using is not compatible with their SSL partner, Comodo (I believe I got this right).
Continue reading “TLD’s / URLs To Avoid for Medium Publications”
I love this piece on Leslie Jones and how it took her fame took 25 years to come together.
I particularly like this last line and it’s fully of perspective:
Continue reading “Stardom (After 25 Years)”
My wife recently heard Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx, talking about failure and how her father had a daily exercise of asking her how she failed that day.
This was fascinating to me and so I looked an instance of her talking about this explicitly and found it via Forbes:
Continue reading “Making Failure Normative”
The longer I write the more I’ve realized how “simple” my speech has gotten. In other words, I used to feel pressured to add complexity to my blog posts in terms of word choice and less-often-used words to explain my intent.
Now, I no longer feel that pressure in the slightest. In fact, I’m the most lazy I’ve ever been when it comes to writing. If it can’t be said simply then perhaps I do not understand fully what I’m trying to communicate.
Continue reading “Write So as to Help Other People”