I’m two weeks into a new position and i’ve set up my local environment: Two laughing Buddha statues sit under my 27 inch monitor whilst joyfully hoisting bowls over their heads. My chair is adjusted for a generous recline (slouching is good for you) and my desk situated mostly at a constant height ideal for… Read More Setting up my local environment
I spent the last week in Iceland the same idea kept cropping up: Businesses and by extension products don’t trust people enough I think this is a byproduct of the idea that every business should be able to capture every customer, if only things are spelled out plainly and loudly enough. By assuming that you… Read More The Trust Gap
I’ve tried a lot of different thought organizing tools over the past year. in order to get a better grasp on my time, projects, and recreation i’ve bounced from different idea to idea, but the Bullet Journal is by far the most effective method i’ve tried so far. What is Bullet Journalling? Its a journal… Read More Bullet Journaling – Going App Free to organize
Picking up where the last post left off, our second month introduced the group project work. Rails and Ruby continued to be lectured on as well as general programming topics, but I think the important thing was that the students self organized into groups after choosing from project proposals and began to work on delivering… Read More Code School – Postmortem – Part III
Continued from Part I The weekend bootcamp came and went pretty quickly. The basics of web development (AKA learning what happens when you click on a link in a browser besides “a page loads”) were covered, websites were launched and before you know it the weekend was over. It was enough. After marinating on the… Read More Code School – Postmortem – Part II
Code school is long since over, at least in the context of the fast paced months since this all started in May. I attended Portland Code School for the 2013 summer session which spanned June, July, and August. 12 weeks of intense study and collaboration guided by Chuck Vose, our instructor, and of course a… Read More Code School – Postmortem – Part I
Example one: Rest your laptop halfway over the edge of your desk and in front of your ergonomic keyboard which happens to not feel very ergonomic. This particular computer arrangement has been copyrighted so please mail royalties to me directly.