By day, I'm a product manager serving a group of fantastic engineers at Square.
By night, I fight crime and solve mysteries with a robot pal of my own creation.
By midday, I like a snack, generally a cookie.
Part of this biography isn't true (hint, I like cookies and engineering, I don't own a robot).
Category Archives: Blogmarks
Seven truths of test driven development
Seven truths of test driven development – Great list and exercise!
Good enough never is (or is it?)
Good enough never is (or is it?) – "When we’re talking about being disciplined, following our methodology with rigor, continuous improvement, there is no such thing as good enough. Our pursuit of learning is ongoing and our commitment is absolute. … Continue reading
Slow-Running His Way to Fitness
Slow-Running His Way to Fitness – I'm just going to call my self "fit" rather than slow.
Staying healthy and sane at a startup
Staying healthy and sane at a startup – My exercise has been getting more regular, need to work on the diet and time management bits.
Use deadlines to become a learning organization
Use deadlines to become a learning organization – "When you miss a data-driven deadline, it becomes wildly apparent which steps were miscalculated. Such discussions that ensue are teaching moments. With data-driven deadlines you become a learning organization."
django-newcache – Looks like a good replacement that handles cache versioning, consistent keys and herd problem mitigation. "If you're not using newcache you're doing it wrong."
dcramer’s pyflakes at master – GitHub
dcramer’s pyflakes at master – GitHub – Faster pyflakes fork
Django template tag namespaces
Django template tag namespaces – Cody Soyland fixed one of my major nits to pick with Django's template system. In a culture of reusable apps we've got to account for namespace collisions throughout the stack. "Namespaces are one honking great … Continue reading
Recipe for success
Recipe for success – "Focus on Quality, Reduce Work-in-Progress, Balance Capacity against Demand, Prioritize"
The tablet isn’t the new print
The tablet isn’t the new print – …but it's also not the new Web either