So yesterday morning my sister-in-law took off on a much needed weekend away and I volunteered both my time and my olfactory senses to babysitting my niece. Before I start writing about how the day goes I should make it pretty clear that my niece is a pretty easy baby to take care of. In Read More
Those who are friends with me on Facebook or Twitter are probably sick of status updates and tweets describing how happy, motivated and content I am. I must admit that it’s been a bit out of hand, but the fact is that it’s the truth and right now I feel super focused and happy. After Read More
One of the toughest things about working as a freelancer and/or in startups is that it’s risky. It seems obvious, but it certainly takes a certain type of person to be comfortable with the level of risk involved. You have to back yourself, your ideas, your colleagues and you have to have confidence that things Read More
(This part was written a while ago) Different people deal with things in different ways. Once back in high school I had great friend who dated a girl he didn’t care a lot about. He liked her just fine, but it was clear to everyone (including him) that he didn’t love her (whatever that means Read More
I’ve been hiding for months now, it’s time to stop. Today is Day 0 of 9 days and just the start.
“Geek/Life Balance” is a term I recently made up on the spot that should be obvious. It’s basically the nerd equivalent of “Work/Life Balance” but instead of extra bonuses, cash and promotions you get an ever extending comic book collection, XP and (sadly) a little tubby. Easily the hardest thing about being a software engineer Read More