November 23, 2014

RRSP Overhaul

The number one rule for saving for retirement is to pay yourself first and to squirrel away no less than 10% of your income. The best […]
November 21, 2014

Winter biking season starts

The snow has landed here in Calgary and I have transitioned to my winter bike. I have an Urban Assault style bike (cross between mountain bike […]
November 16, 2014

How to Provide a Great Estimate

Estimating the cost of developing software is difficult.  Very difficult. That’s because with each new project there are always unknowns, mis-interpretations and assumptions that are not communicated. […]
November 14, 2014

Free Coding Caused an Avalanche

It’s about a month since I started doing some free coding everyday as part of an evening ritual. The idea was to spend a minimum of […]
November 9, 2014

How to Create a Billion $ Company in 8 Months

If you want to get a sense of just how crazy the world of technology is for businesses that want to make money you need look […]
November 7, 2014

Learning about Artificial Intelligence

There has been a real break through in AI technology over the past year with the work that Google is doing on the Google Brain project. Details […]
November 1, 2014

Three Ways to Become a Better Programmer

Programming is a great mix of both the creative and technical skills. Problem solving on a daily basis makes it one of the best jobs imaginable. […]
October 31, 2014

Contributing to More Open Source

This week I expanded my daily Free Coding time to include some contributions to open source projects.  It just scratches an itch to continue my learning […]
October 24, 2014

Move Fast, Break Things and Collect Data

With the help of unit tests, BDD, Coverage reports, Continuous Integration, and Source code control it has become easier than ever to build code that is […]