The Economics of JS

This is an opinion piece. tldr; The democratization of the web platform has brought about an influx of JS alternatives - some of which will eventually overtake JS as the de-facto tool for writing user interfaces on the web. JavaScript Has …

In The Trenches

Despite my best intentions, it has been hard to publish a blog post once a week. I could put in a weak effort (get it?) and publish something of little substance simply to fill my quota. But I rather not …

On Improvement & Kaizen

One of my 2017 goals has been to live a healthier lifestyle. Since the new year, I've been attending a calisthenics class twice a week. The exercises we do are drawn out over long periods of time with very short …

Autodidact

As mentioned in my last post, I want to gain a deeper understanding of Software and Technology in general. I never received formal education in software engineering. Despite this, I'm currently the only full-time engineer at Homigo. There's a lot …

Values & Goals

As mentioned in my last post, I'd like to outline a rough overview of my values and goals for this year. Values for 2017 As [imperfect] humans, we oscillate in and out of our ideal selfs. We experience pride in …

2016 Review

As a new year commences I want to look back and reflect on the events that ensued over the last 12 (+1) months. There were some amazing high's and nearly intolerable low's. Either way, there were great lessons learned that …

Introversion

... or, "Journaling Vs. Blogging" I don't know whether it's because I haven't blogged consistently for while, or because lately I've been focused on reading a lot of technical documentation, but I just cannot get myself to write with the ease …

Hello, Again

Time has flown by this summer. In fact, it has been so long that I feel like I've lost my blogging mojo. I am on a quest to get it back. Back when I did my forty-eight hour project, my …

Bye Bye BykMe

Back in the fall of 2014 I noticed that municipal bicycle sharing programs were a huge financial burden. The cost of high tech bike racks, maintenance, and balancing out bike fleets across a region oftentimes caused these bike programs to …

So You Want To Take a MOOC

You are now able to learn anything you want at a fraction of the cost of a physical institution thanks to the advent of MOOCS, or Massive Open Online Courses. Udacity even guarantees that you'll land a software engineering or …