Information stopped being fun for me and started being a little bit of an obsession and a lot of time suck somewhere between Growl and the Notification Center. So the simple assumption that I made was that less information—less email, Twitter, reading, blogs, news, whatever—would translate into more professional focus and more, I don’t know, inner peace or something. Read more →
The time and energy and passion for making things can be all consuming and managing people can also be all consuming. Doing both well is really hard.
Selectively rolling out new bits of an app using feature flags isn’t exactly a new idea. But being reminded of it during the keynote preceding the overall awesomeness of Heroku’s developer conference last week, right … Read more →
A few weeks ago I had a quick email exchange with someone asking “if I were to give advice to designers attending Startup Weekend, what would it be?” This has Blog Post written all over it. I’m … Read more →
Learning Ruby (even after a year-and-some I’m constantly learning) means I get to enjoy a lot of Holy Shit That Was So Easy! moments like this one. Read more →
There have been a lot of times when I’m caught in middle of getting ‘er done on some fix or feature and need to update the branch I’m working on with someone else’s work. I usually try to
git pull origin whatever and then I’m rudely reminded as the merge fails that I have one or more dirty, dirty files with uncommitted changes. Read more →
I probably have asked Google a thousand times how to check whether a DOM element exists. Read more →