Thoughts, ideas, journaling.

2020 in review
Annual recap of what happened in my personal life (2020 edition).
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Mimicking versus grappling
With any topic or learning goal, typically you start off “mimicking” and grow towards “grappling.” Let’s discuss.
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5 lessons from 5 years into a tech career
August 17, 2015 was the start of me getting W2’s for computer stuff. And it’s been an eventful ride in the 5 years since.
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Learning to be alone
After 4 months of constant company, even being by myself for one night felt foreign again.
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State of the blog 2020
Recently I overhauled the underlying technology of this blog, which may be of interest to fellow engineers.
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Tripping on Futuremood "wearable drug" sunglasses
Thoughts after buying Futuremood sunglasses, which are billed as — and look like — “wearable drugs.”
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Why your GitHub sucks
After joining GitHub in 2013 and spending lots of time there, here are my opinions on effective projects and profiles.
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Everything is relative
Maybe happiness, sadness, and boredom are all just really relative. You can choose or focus on whatever you like.
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9 habits to thrive in uncertain times
In any uncertain life context, here are 9 positive habits you can control and focus on.
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