2018-10-11: If you or anyone you know has been meaning to...

2018-10-10: Building our Sukkah!

2018-10-10: Test shot with our Canon M100 and its 55–200mm kit...

2018-09-29: I’m going to try to resume tracking the films I...

2018-09-29: My Life as a Zucchini is a beautiful, beautiful film....

2018-09-26: I am functioning within normal parameters.

2018-09-21: New home screen wallpaper

2018-09-17: Extra ginger

2018-09-16: That moment.

2018-09-16: On Thursday a friend gave me a spare ticket to...

2018-09-16: Spinach, kale, broccoli, cucumber, avocado, and ginger. Yum!

2018-09-16: Walking around Manhattan on a rainy night, listening to Björk:...

2018-09-14: If anyone (shorter than me) wants to get started auto...

2018-09-14: Yesterday a friend gave me a spare ticket to see...

2018-09-13: Spinach, kale, broccoli, cucumber, avocado, and ginger. Yum!

2018-09-13: Holy shit, was “Beautiful One” the original title of the...

2018-09-12: Walking around Manhattan on a rainy night, listening to Björk:...

2018-09-12: Pretty sure my prior post, with my tip about links...

2018-09-12: Writing for the Web with Links and Focus I love writing for the World Wide Web, and good...

2018-09-12: If I lived on a spaceship or space station that...

2018-09-07: I made a thing! The FC4 Framework is a methodology...

2018-08-17: I really ❤️ what @lynnetye is doing with @keyvaluesio. It’s...

2018-08-17: I just noticed that Apple is renaming iBooks to just...

2018-08-17: I love the smell of an impending merge disaster in...

2018-08-15: Whenever I have trouble with an Avro schema, a good...

2018-08-12: Train to Busan. Holy shit.

2018-08-07: Boston nerds: I’ll be presenting this Thursday at the Boston...

2018-07-25: White Plains library: …starting the first week of August, we...

2018-07-25: I just test drove a Tesla Model 3 (RWD, long-range,...

2018-07-24: Video of the talk I gave at @ClojureNYC last week...

2018-07-24: Wondering whether 1300 words is way too long for an...

2018-07-24: I have found the best giphy search.

2018-07-24: Emailing links to myself like a boss.

2018-07-24: I’m starting to think I might be practicing some mutant...

2018-07-19: Day in the city

2018-07-15: This weekend I picked up some recent Batman comics from...

2018-07-13: Generative testing (property testing) with clojure.spec is kicking my ass....

2018-07-11: NYC geeks! I’m speaking next week at Clojure/NYC on “Specifying...

2018-07-02: I never noticed these super-cool cutouts on the i8.

2018-06-28: I just installed the iOS 12 beta on my iPad...

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2018-06-22: I just scrolled to the bottom of a long Web...

2018-06-22: Fond memories of Groovy Someone mentioned Groovy (the programming system) in my team’s chat...

2018-06-22: Trying out Chrome on my Mac and I had to...

2018-06-21: Tried out Firefox for a day but wow it feels...

2018-06-20: Another form of the same failure mode Following up on my prior post, I just realized (while...

2018-06-20: When will I learn? Yet another painful reminder today that changes to complex systems...

2018-06-14: OMG

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2018-06-04: Looks like dockless bike sharing is coming to White Plains...

2018-05-16: Video of my recent talk on specifying other people’s data with clojure.spec Two weeks ago I spoke at the Bay Area Clojure...

2018-05-14: Current status: writing a 900+ word bizchat DM reply… 🙄...

2018-05-14: “At scale, all problems become people problems” — Baishampayan Ghose From the slides: At scale, all problems become people problems....

2018-05-11: Feature Request I Just Sent to GitHub for their API Hi, I’m writing some scripts to help my company manage...

2018-05-08: I was digging around in my bag and… well if...

2018-05-08: I facilitated my first unconference session yesterday and it was...

2018-05-07: Just learned of the Stickers Standard via Heidi Waterhouse (@wiredferret)...

2018-05-02: Note to self: next time I’ll be on a long...

2018-05-02: Looks like I’ll be speaking at the Bay Area Clojure...

2018-05-01: It can be really hard for a mostly on-site company...

2018-05-01: My first impressions of Cucumber in Ruby: 👍 plain-text feature...

2018-04-30: After reading up on it a bit, I’m excited to...

2018-04-30: I see someone on this flight is watching Blade Runner...

2018-04-30: Humanity has lots of dragons sitting on mountaintops, devouring people,...

2018-04-30: Because history is the soap opera that hurts, the kabuki...

2018-04-26: West coast friends: I’ll be in SF next week (visiting...

2018-04-24: I’m at The Lead Developer conference in NYC and I’m...

2018-04-23: A feedback message I just sent to TD Bank on their apps I’ve been quite satisfied with your apps for many years...

2018-04-20: Funding Circle is hiring Software Engineers, Data Engineers, Account Managers,...

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2018-04-08: I’ll be in London on business Tuesday through part of...

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2018-04-04: So many fantastic insights and ideas in this phenomenal essay...

2018-04-04: I was just furiously scribbling angsty stream-of-consciousness notes to work...

2018-04-03: Bug-Driven Documentation Documentation should be a first-class requirement for every feature of...

2018-04-03: I randomly stumbled across Sean McMullen’s fantastic Souls in the...

2018-04-02: I really wish my iPad would stop uninstalling my dictionary...

2018-04-02: First Tesla Model 3 I’ve spotted on the east coast...

2018-03-29: Note to self: next time I’m considering a job offer,...

2018-03-26: The March for Our Lives Movement is about Life I’ve been trying to come up with words to describe...

2018-03-23: Hopefully that’ll be the last time I accidentally quit Safari...

2018-03-16: March for Our Lives is next Shabbat and we can make that work! This new episode of the excellent @HadarInstitute podcast Responsa Radio,...

2018-03-14: Oh look it’s Wednesday! $ brew update && brew upgrade...

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2018-03-13: Results of my Weekend Reading The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag » ★★★★☆ Superman: American Alien...

2018-03-13: I stopped by the library to pick up a single...

2018-03-11: New Orleans, Feb 2018

2018-03-11: I’ve been loving the new Feminist Frequency (@FemFreq) podcast, and...

2018-03-09: I was in New Orleans for the first time a...

2018-03-08: I’m very happy that on on #InternationalWomensDay I had the...

2018-03-08: I’m grateful for the pioneering work of: Ada Lovelace Hedy...

2018-03-07: Deckset 2 is out! A compelling upgrade to an excellent...

2018-03-07: Starting yesterday, and finalising on May 15, Slack is ending...

2018-03-04: Making pancakes with the kid and her friend: 20 minutes....

2018-03-02: 🚨🚨🤓🤓🚨🚨 htop is such a great tool (for UNIX and...

2018-02-26: Write the Docs Portland / Registration Forms / I Am Not a Gadget Registering for @WriteTheDocs Portland (early May, excited!) and the registration...

2018-02-22: This is really frustrating. Software should ship with help built-in...

2018-02-21: I just saw there’s a TechYes! meetup in NYC next...

2018-02-20: If you’re a US citizen or resident, please consider donating...

2018-02-16: Not cool, @TheEconomist — not cool at all.

2018-02-16: Seems time for a massive march on Washington for gun...

2018-02-15: Just realized that when taking photos of slides at a...

2018-02-14: AWS: Customers can now auto-generate GraphQL schema and resolvers from a DynamoDB table without any coding Impressive and exciting: Customers can now auto-generate GraphQL schema and...

2018-02-13: Holy crap, there’s now a Ruby port of clojure.spec —...

2018-02-13: 🚨🤓🚨 Docker tip: if you specify --quiet or -q you...

2018-02-11: Finally got around to watching Edge of Tomorrow, and it...

2018-02-09: Guess who wrote almost 2,000 words of technical documentation in...

2018-02-08: 🤦‍♂️ OMG Confluence please fix your 🔥 UX.

2018-02-08: 😐 Tesla just pushed my standard battery Model 3 delivery...

2018-02-06: I’m thrilled by the successful test flight of the SpaceX...

2018-02-06: I really ❤️ youtube-dl — such great software. Very much like...

2018-02-06: I paused a Tycho set to put on the SpaceX...

2018-02-06: I fucking love this beautiful, insightful rant from Charlie Stross...

2018-02-05: #porsche #porsche911 #gt3rs #holyshit

2018-02-05: Monument Valley 2

2018-02-05: Pretty sure she didn’t like this food bar.

2018-02-01: Dear @zoom_us, please tell me you’re working on automatic transcription...

2018-01-31: I was bummed to learn of the demise of @with_eve...

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2018-01-26: Some custom CSS for (Jan 2018) Gmail that gives me...

2018-01-22: I just noticed that the UX of force-quitting apps is...

2018-01-21: The store also has a small wine and beer section,...

2018-01-16: US friends! We have a chance to strike a blow...

2018-01-11: A friend introduced me yesterday to Frena, an Iraqi-Israeli Kosher...

2018-01-11: A friend introduced me yesterday to @frena_bakery, an Iraqi-Israeli Kosher...

2018-01-11: #ford #fordfocus #focusrs

2018-01-11: #ford #fordfocus #focusrs

2018-01-11: I spoke tonight at the Bay Area Clojure Meetup at...

2018-01-09: Dispatch from the field: working in open-plan offices is still...

2018-01-05: Guess who just bought a ticket to @clojureSYNC in New...

2018-01-03: I applaud Slack for trying, but their “threads” feature feels...

2017-12-28: Never thought I’d see the day a Range Rover would...

2017-12-28: Never thought I’d see the day a Range Rover would...

2017-12-28: I appreciate that the MacOS Calendar app supports alternate calendar...

2017-12-28: TFW you have to resort to LinkedIn to find a...

2017-12-27: I feel like I used to understand Instagram… I did,...

2017-12-27: Slightly different approaches here…

2017-12-27: I had confidence I’d figure out how to take a...

2017-12-24: #maserati #granturismo

2017-12-21: I just set up speakers in my new office —...

2017-12-20: This @noclipvideo documentary on the making of Horizon Zero Dawn...

2017-12-12: The Feminist Party TIL that in 1971 Flo Kennedy: …founded the [US] Feminist...

2017-12-12: Typora, an impressive Markdown editor/viewer I just discovered Typora, an impressive Markdown editor/viewer, via Chad...

2017-12-11: Where are the Car Girls? Great video from Gears and...

2017-12-04: Hey look, I wrote some code! Just example code, but...

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2017-11-29: …by leading with curiosity, the feedback seeker is signaling they’re...

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2017-11-22: The whole microservices vs monolith question is a false dichotomy!...

2017-11-22: Horizon Zero Dawn, one of the greatest games I’ve ever...

2017-11-19: Kid: “Dessert please!” Me: “Dessert‽ I thought you were full!”...

2017-11-16: Just had a video meeting with folks in London, NY,...

2017-11-15: I started reading this delightful essay by @eugenewei expecting a...

2017-11-09: Self-portrait with delicious coffee.

2017-11-08: #tesla #teslamodel3 #model3

2017-11-03: I love the smell of software updates in the morning....

2017-11-02: It’s my first week at @FundingCircleUS! I attended a lunch...

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2017-10-30: The kid’s first jack o’lantern!

2017-10-29: PSA: the bigger the 🎃 the bigger the mess! Worth...

2017-10-27: Bay Area people! I’ll be around the 30th through the...

2017-10-26: Farmer’s Market!

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2017-10-26: Would anyone be interested in an iOS app that backs...

2017-10-26: I need a new computer and I’m pondering whether I...

2017-10-26: Bay Area people! I’ll be around the 30th through the...

2017-10-26: Scott Chacon on Shitty Automotive “Infotainment” Systems When listening to news about Asia on NPR in our...

2017-10-25: Super productive day! Haircut Dentist Retrieved wallet from MTA lost...

2017-10-25: Picked up my Westchester County absentee ballot! I get to...

2017-10-25: Currently wrapped around my eardrums: Pinkerton!

2017-10-25: All my devices were plugged in overnight, and none of...

2017-10-23: Dear friends: I’m excited and grateful to share that I’ll...

2017-10-19: Stumbled across Aw Yeah Comics in Harrison, was pleasantly surprised...

2017-10-19: I just had to shake my 10” iPad to undo...

2017-10-18: Thrilled with my haul from @WhitePlainsLib — what a great...

2017-10-18: Having one of those days when I just need to...

2017-10-16: I just backed the documentary film “My So-Called Selfish Life”...

2017-10-15: Pro tip for the Baratza Encore coffee grinder: make sure...

2017-10-10: Great day! Kid slept through the night despite her cast;...

2017-10-08: Blade Runner 2049 in Imax — holy shit.

2017-10-03: Just got home after a 7-hour stint at the @WPHospital...

2017-10-02: America is a stuck in a Groundhog Day loop of...

2017-09-29: I just donated to challenge the Electoral College and make...

2017-09-27: If I lived in Puerto Rico right now I suspect...

2017-09-27: Am I crazy or is it time for Puerto Rico...

2017-09-27: Another awful step that expands & entrenches the racist &...

2017-09-26: Any data science friends looking for work? This job at...

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2017-09-26: Can I have coffee as my spirit animal?

2017-09-20: That awkward moment in a @zoom_us video call wherein you’ve...

2017-09-14: Hit the jackpot! Clojure meetup at @FundingCircleUS with @ztellman!

2017-09-14: I finally made it to a @TechSolidarity meeting! Thank you...

2017-09-13: My friends @chrisdary + @tylergaw just launched Limbo: an innovative...

2017-09-13: Bay Area folks: I’m en route to SF; would love...

2017-09-13: Idea for voice assistants, for kids: “civilized mode” that requires...

2017-09-13: First thought: I guess I’m shooting for “dapper” — I...

2017-09-11: OMG there’s a movie coming soon about Edison, Westinghouse, and...

2017-09-11: Feature suggestion for @Tweetbot, for when I want to follow...

2017-09-08: I was very happy to discover the [Clojure] library core.memoize...

2017-09-07: I just saved bookmark 13,382 to my @Pinboard account —...

2017-09-07: TIL Jean Bartik and her all-women team figured out how...

2017-09-05: It’s tough to look cold hard reality right in the...

2017-08-29: I kinda 😍 archiving emails 💥 as they come in...

2017-08-29: I just posted yet another two-thousand-word proposal to my company’s...

2017-08-29: Wow, the @stitch_data docs are really impressive!

2017-08-29: Amazon is matching donations to the American Red Cross to...

2017-08-23: Good news: McDonald’s to cut global antibiotic use in chickens...

2017-08-23: Today only the @GatesFoundation is matching our donations to support...

2017-08-17: Current 🤓 status: trying out AWS Glue 🤓😍🤓

2017-08-16: People of New York: the governor claims to need support...

2017-08-16: Anyone who has a Republican senator or representative: please call...

2017-08-15: I just registered for @ServerlessConf NYC in Oct! Last year...

2017-08-15: Charlottesville: Race and Terror – VICE News www.youtube.com/watch

2017-08-15: Charlottesville: Race and Terror – VICE News www.youtube.com/watch

2017-08-14: I’m at the AWS Summit in NYC today and the...

2017-08-11: I’ve upgraded from an iPhone 6 to a 6S and...

2017-08-10: I really appreciate that when one installs Bower, it explains...

2017-08-07: TIL it takes extra effort to render a text-shrug in...

2017-08-07: Geeks! Curious about Clojure? Try this great podcast with @iamjoyclark...

2017-08-06: I’ve been writing with the excellent FoldingText for years and...

2017-08-06: Current status: downloading a YouTube video so I can scrub...

2017-08-06: Oh hello, tiny little text box on a Web page....

2017-08-06: I’ve not read the Google manifestbro — I don’t have...

2017-07-30: Westchester friends with kids: the Alamo in Yonkers is showing...

2017-07-27: Another joy of returning to Clojure in July 2017 after...

2017-07-25: Chatting with a colleague yesterday, it took me a while...

2017-07-21: Pruning my email inbox and I’m down to only 141...

2017-07-21: 🤔 I wonder whether we could improve tech support/troubleshooting by...

2017-07-20: I was transfixed and moved by New Orleans Mayor Mitch...

2017-07-20: I’m super happy to be using Clojure professionaly again! I’m...

2017-07-12: I just wrote and posted a 2334 word first post...

2017-07-12: TIL: my local library system has films on Blu-ray, e.g....

2017-07-11: This Atlas Obscura piece on GeoWorks really takes me back!...

2017-07-09: I just read the proposed Westchester County Immigrant Protection Act...

2017-07-05: I’m very disappointed in GitHub. Not surprised, but very disappointed....

2017-06-30: If like me you’ve found the @ProjectFi pay-as-you-go billing model...

2017-06-21: Just played with a 10.5” iPad Pro for a few...

2017-06-21: I’m re-watching Brick — my God, what a delightful film!...

2017-06-20: 🤓🚨 This has proved useful when printing Web pages with...

2017-06-20: 🤔 idea: a product that tracks all the foods in...

2017-06-20: I’ve been doing some half-day fasts lately — unplanned, just listening...

2017-06-20: I’ve decided I need to take a sick day to...

2017-06-16: The forced and failed conflation of Apple Music, the service,...

2017-06-15: I’m itching for a good software conference… anything really special...

2017-06-14: Excellent talk on GraphQL, both big picture and detail oriented:...

2017-06-14: 🤓🚨 I just wrote this in my team’s chat: >...

2017-06-13: If you work at Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM, Microsoft,...

2017-06-11: Documentation Driven Development by Isaac Z. Schlueter is just phenomenal:...

2017-06-06: There are not nearly enough nerd emoji. We need many...

2017-06-06: I’m excited to try out Apple’s upcoming speaker!

2017-05-30: Current status: learning just enough Rails to shoot myself in...

2017-05-29: Woe is me I have so many first-world problems 😭...

2017-05-24: Took my new car in to diagnose an oil leak;...

2017-05-22: It’s cool to want to be a good Democrat, Republican,...

2017-05-22: A glimmer of hope in our long national tomato nightmare:...

2017-05-19: If the initialism NTP makes you quiver in fear, then...

2017-05-18: From Twitter’s notice about their updated privacy policy: These enhanced...

2017-05-18: In which our heroine encounters a custom superhero banana split...

2017-05-18: I want 45 out of office and control of congress...

2017-05-09: Actual quote from a candidate I asked for thoughts on...

2017-05-09: I submitted a talk proposal to @confooca Vancouver! If you...

2017-05-05: 💯 to @Clubhouse for evaluating, implementing, and shipping my (minor)...

2017-05-05: I’m happy to see that some serious work is happening...

2017-05-05: 🤔 Wondering if there are any representatives in federal, state,...

2017-05-03: I don’t know why the signs don’t just say “Over...

2017-05-02: We need software developers of all stripes at @ParkAssist to...

2017-05-01: TIL that the Slack Mac app can use 40–50% of...

2017-05-01: Congratulations to @SpaceX on another successful mission and rocket landing!...

2017-04-30: Last night I logged in to 23AndMe for the first...

2017-04-29: I grabbed these of the shelf at the White Plains...