Blogging Is Back

For the last couple of years, I dropped off the face of the Earth with blogging. For those who know me, you’ll know that I’ve been very active on social media, as well as active in the local software and data community in Salt Lake City. So I’m not a complete hermit. But, I’ve lately … [Read more…]

Code Weak

It’s national “Computer Science Education Week”. Industry and Obama wants everybody to get out there and learn to code. The push to get everybody tech savvy is noble, but I wonder exactly what problems are solved when people learn to code. On one hand, people who invest the time to learn to code will at … [Read more…]

Best Work Goodbye Email…Ever

Got this from a buddy. Sent from a VP at a very well known company who decided to do other things with his life. You won’t know who this is, but the lesson is among the best you’ll learn in your life. Here goes. “Well here we are. Mixed feelings. Deep love. Urgency. Let’s just … [Read more…]

Working At A Startup While Raising A Family

We recently had our second child a couple of weeks ago. His name is Ethan, and he’s truly a joy. Our other child, Milo, is 2.5 years old. I’ve occasionally read about how risky it is to raise a family while working at a startup; I also read about VCs not supporting startups whose founders … [Read more…]

Mr. Money Mustache…

I’ve been called a cheapskate, overly frugal, etc, etc. I guess my wife inherited that badge of honor when she married me. Whatever you want to call us, we’re not in debt and steadily working toward leaving the rat race as soon as humanly possible. And that’s a great thing. Some of you may want to … [Read more…]