January 25, 2015

The Quantified Programmer

Expanding on the thoughts in my last blog post about measuring opposing indicators I wanted to explore things from a different perspective. There is a growing community […]
January 21, 2015

Taking a Machine Learning Course

I started a Stanford course yesterday on Machine Learning.  It’ll be interesting to update my knowledge since things have changed a great deal in that area […]
January 18, 2015

Measure Opposing Indicators

All software developers know that measuring a developer’s productivity by counting lines of code written is not an effective way to measure their output.  The correlation […]
January 14, 2015

Make Reading Inevitable

One of my big goals this year is to read one book every 10 days.  That’s 36 books to read before Christmas. Inevitable thinking is about […]
January 10, 2015

The Most Often Overlooked Programmer Skill

Programmers often take something for granted that would make them significantly better at their job.  No it’s not communication skills, or management.  The biggest differentiator between […]
January 6, 2015

2015 New Years Resolutions

2014 was a hectic year yet I managed to hit most of my resolutions. Run the Tele 10 at a good pace. – accomplished Solidify my […]
January 5, 2015

Easy DIY iPad Stand

This morning I decided to make a simple (and cheap) iPad stand for my old iPad 1. I still use this iPad as a music player. […]
January 3, 2015

Don’t Write Code Unless You Use These 11 Tools

Do you want to write code faster, with fewer bugs, and feel confident that what you write is good? Over the years, programming has evolved, and many […]
December 28, 2014

Practice, Homeostasis, Resolutions and the Path to Mastery

It’s that time of year again when everyone is making ambitious new years resolutions. I started by re-reading one of my favourite books: Mastery is about […]