May 31, 2016

PyCon 2016

For those of us lucky enough to be able to attend PyCon this year in Portland it’s a chance to meet and learn a ton about […]
May 28, 2016

A Week of Work in Cancun

Today is the last day for my work trip to Cancun.  It was actually a lot more enjoyable than I had expected. We did get a […]
May 21, 2016

Reading Week

Tomorrow I head to Cancun for a corporate retreat and will be taking advantage of the time away from my usual evening commitments (family) to catch […]
May 18, 2016

Work Trip to Cancun Coming Up

When working with a distributed team it can be difficult to really develop personal connections with people. Many of my co-workers work from home or from […]
May 12, 2016

Embracing Obstacles

This book is currently on sale for just $3 and it’s a hell of a deal.  I picked this up after hearing it referenced from several […]
May 9, 2016

Learning Knots

I got my learning material for sailing lessons a bit early and have started to try and learn my knots. It’s interesting that despite learning much […]
May 5, 2016

Agile Methodoligy For Achieving Goals

At the beginning of the year I, like many other people, set some goals for the year.  I also took the step of putting a reminder […]
April 27, 2016

Fun With Chat

Chat is becoming the next platform. Interacting with computers through channels that you already use to talk to people (Facebook Messenger, SMS, Slack etc) in a […]
April 25, 2016

Writing a Bot

Facebook recently announced and opened an API for building applications that can have conversations through Facebook Messenger.  This is a huge thing.  Messenger has 900,000 active […]