Category: Tech

General topics around software engineering and tech

Plumbing

Even Experts Need Experts

Before moving to the suburbs, I had been living in NYC for 12+ years, so my skills with a set of tools aren’t extensive. There are lots of problems I could eventually fix with significant time and money invested into projects, as I do like my projects to tinker with, but I don’t have infinite resources to do all the… Read more →

books

Code Schools and Bootcamps

Developing a tech focused background from an educational institution doesn’t require committing yourself to four years and sizable financial debt. Universities can be expensive and while a well rounded education can be incredibly beneficial, you may want a more focused learning experience concentrated on your area of interest. That’s where code schools come in. Code schools, also known as bootcamps,… Read more →

Crystal Ball

Peering into the future of Resilience Engineering in Tech

Coming back from SREcon 19 Americas in Brooklyn (catch up with Tanya Reilly’s conf report) and Chaos Community Day 19 in Manhattan (Nora Jones’ Chaos Engineering Traps), Resilience Engineering has had my full attention lately. I’m thoroughly encouraged to see so many folks interested in it and speakers from many different companies contributing their shared experiences to a field that… Read more →

Support Driven Engineering (SDE)

I want to help folks. That’s one of my driving forces in software development. I don’t want to simply build for the sake of building, my code nothing more than a digital ouroboros. There needs to be a sense of purpose to what I’m investing my time in, something greater than “hey, look at this thing I made, aren’t I… Read more →