Here are a few things you can do to improve the odds of rocking your next conference talk: Limit scope. Explaining three points clearly and memorably is far better than cramming a comprehensive
Give justice to the poor and the orphan; uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and helpless; deliver them from the grasp of evil people.-Psalm 82For all
A huge consideration in our decision to move to Brooklyn was Emma’s experience (she’s about 20 months old now). Before we visited here, it would have been easy to imagine that
Last week we moved to Brooklyn after a decade of living in Chicago. I had the privilege of spending our last few days hanging out with old friends and re-exploring what might be
I moved to Chicago eleven years ago. Rachel moved here the year after that. If you know us or have read any number of posts on this blog, you know that I have
A few weeks ago my parents flew to Chicago for an extended weekend. Living in Phoenix, they don’t get nearly as many opportunities to see Emma as we’d all like. On
Today is my eleventh Chicago birthday. I moved to Chicago on March 22nd, 2005. But that’s not the day I celebrate. I celebrate March 23rd: the first day I woke up on
Earlier this month we took a trip to New York City. Some would say that New York is the Greatest City in the World. Those who disagree haven’t seriously considered the question.
2020 Disclaimer: I don’t do this anymore. It worked great until it didn't. Six hours of sleep isn't sustainable for me, and getting to bed by 9:30pm is harder than getting
About 15 years ago, my parents bought a timeshare in Hawaii. About every year since, they’ve spent a week on Maui and a week on Kauai. They have enough points to get
In my post on programming BASIC on the TRS-80, I lamented how much harder it is for kids to start coding today than it was in the 80s. Wanted to capture some of
I started programming when I was five years old. If that sounds impressive to you, it’s only because you don’t realize how easy it was to get started in the ’80s.