While I was visiting New York a few weeks ago, I paired on writing arbitrary git commands with Jeff Fowler. Jeff’s idea was to make a useful command that opens files edited in the last commit based on what you have set as your $EDITOR. Adding a command like this is super trivial: Name the […]
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I spent last week in New York and at the Recurse Center‘s alumni week. Among the many topics that I looked into (plus consulting and socializing), one of them was researching nto what a “bit of entropy” was, with lots of fun whiteboarding and pairing (shoutout to Max, Julia, Giorgio, and Aditya). The end result is a calculator that […]
I’m sure all the organizers of Philly Tech Week events, and the organizing team of the festival itself, are still recovering. As a community organizer, I have (and have expressed in public) mixed feelings about Philly Tech Week – our vibrant happy tech scene smooshes a pile of events into a 10 day period (dear […]
Something not a lot of people on this Internet know about me is that my partner was in the military (USAF) for many years of our marriage and relationship. If you were in the military, or have family/friends/loved ones who have been, the phrase “shut up and color” might be familiar to you, but if […]
One of the requested blog posts on my backlog has been “How do you write a book?” People think I’m a good person to ask this to, as I’ve written two books (one self-published and still in alpha, but not for long, the other with a publisher). Not many books there, maybe they’re mediocre (likely), […]