By day, I code payment, enrollment, and quoting web applications for some of the industry's top health insurance companies, whilst striving for Pragmatic Programmer perfection.
By night, I play guitar in three bands, camp, kayak, hike, play video games, read fantasy, sci-fi, & programming books, and ponder Life, The Universe, and Everything.
I live in Manchester, NH.
It appears I am 4 years late to this, but I watched a fantastic video of Greg Baugues speaking on depression at the Business of Software Conference.
We need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. ― Philip Pullman
Software development is a unique combination of creativity, craftsmanship, and technical problem solving. It’s always evolving and there is always something new to learn!
“Don’t Make Me Think” is a classic book on web usability. This is what I learned from the book, reduced down to a three minute read.
When it comes to keeping track of things I want to do, and things I want to remember, it seems like I’ve tried everything under the Sun.
Documenting database design just seems to be one of those things that web developers tend to suck at.
Ah, the ultimate OS for Level 110 Necromancers, or so they say. They say it’s best prodded from afar before taking the plunge. They say a lot of things.
Installing You Need A Budget (YNAB) on the average Linux distro is a no-brainer, but Arch Linux requires a few extra strokes to get purring.