Hi, I’m Greg. A few things about me:
- In 2016, our family moved to New York after a decade in Chicago.
- I’m a software developer and have worked at Twilio since 2014 on our Developer Evangelism and Developer Community teams.
- In ~2005 I was diagnosed with ADHD and bipolar disorder, and I speak at tech conferences and companies about mental health. Here’s one of my favorite videos of that talk:
There’s over 100 posts here on the blog. These are some of the more popular ones:
Developers and Depression
A collection of mental health resources.
You may not love your baby right away. That’s okay.
How and Why I Get Up at 4:30am Disclaimer: I don’t actually do this anymore. But it’s a good read.
Developer Evangelists and Burnout
How I managed to be a developer evangelist for Twilio and have a family at the same time.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
A 900 word review of the 200 word classic children’s allegory about modern surveillance society.
I am a Christian and I support Gay Marriage
Why do Christians confuse legal marriage and church marriage?
Not Because it is Easy
Why brutal Chicago winters are a good thing.
Autoworkers of Our Generation
Developers have it pretty good right now. How long will that last?
My First Marathon
I spent my 20s looking for shortcuts and ways to hack to the system. In my 30s I’ve come to accept that the hack is to work hard, get better slowly over time.
Code Like a Chef: Work Clean
What I learned about programming from a world class chef.
The 25 hour day
Why is programming so hard?
I’m always happy to chat. You can reach me at email@example.com