Blog

Thoughts, ideas, journaling.


2019 in review
Annual recap of what happened in my personal life (2019 edition).
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The persistent, software-enabled recruiter
Persistent recruiters might just be software automation.
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Why isn't your Venmo private?
If you use Venmo and your transactions are private, ignore. Otherwise read. ☠️
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Noise (or lack thereof) while working and living
Thoughts on mixing music or podcasts with work. And, more general ones regarding sound.
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Code Camp NYC 2019 recap
This was my third consecutive year attending the New York development conference and it did not disappoint. Here’s a recap. ⛺
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Thoughts on battling "deepfakes"
I’m no expert but don’t think a software/algorithmic arms race is the correct approach to thwarting “deepfakes.”
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Should you spend $6,000 on a chair?
TL;DR don’t spend $6,000 when $800 will do.
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How to talk effectively on the phone
Having effective audio-only conference calls is more nuanced than you may think. 📶
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"Awesome lists" actually suck
What I think is wrong with “awesome lists” and what to publish instead.
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