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Jumping on the AMA bandwagon

Published: 25 Aug 2017

Today I am at React Rally in SLC and after a particularly inspiring talk by Preethi Kasireddy I created an Ask Me … [more]

So I got Scammed on Amazon

Published: 10 Apr 2017

A couple of weeks ago I fell for scam in the amazon marketplace. Yep me. It was a clever one and not one I have seen written about so I am writing about it.

The Setup

I was in … [more]

Let's talk about Boot camps

Published: 9 Mar 2017

So the giant article I’ve been planning to write from what I learned prepping for that talk I gave on being sen… [more]

Being Senior Part 1- the books and data

Published: 16 Sep 2016

This is just a quick post to throw up the books I quoted from and a link to the data for anyone who attended my presentation at Utah JS Conference 2016 today. I am putting down my thoughts in a lon… [more]

ambition. life's work.

Published: 7 Sep 2016

Ambition, I have come to believe, is the most primal and sacred fundament of our being. To feel ambition and to act upon it is to embrace the unique calling of our souls. Not to act up… [more]

Io: the language, not the moon

Published: 17 Jun 2016

This is the first in the Seven Languages series of posts and covers the Io language, a small prototypal language.

Let’s get this out of the way righ… [more]

Seven Languages

Published: 2 Jun 2016

A few weeks ago we started a book club at work and we are running through more]

2015: in review

Published: 6 Jan 2016

It is said that change is the only constant and that certainly proved true this year around here in 2015. I started the year working as a Front End Stack team (core team) member for the LDS Church … [more]

Learning the Trade

Published: 20 Oct 2015

I thought I would throw together a list of resources I have found interesting and useful when it comes to building the internet. This is by no means exhaustive and will be updated over time as I fi… [more]

Details. Details. Details.

Published: 8 Oct 2015

The Fork in question

A few days ago my wife and I had dinner at a restaurant in Salt Lake City. The food is d… [more]

Short Circuit and the Javascript IF Statement

Published: 28 Jan 2012

A quick javascript tip that lets you eliminate small IF statements

Ok so it’s not really that kind of Short Circuit, though it is almost as cool. In javascript, as in many programming l… [more]

Setting up Speed: Cherokee, Railo and CouchDB on AWS

Published: 13 Sep 2011

I am working on a little side project (ansble.com) which is going to require scalability, and a layered architecture that I just couldn't reasonably build in a physical environment. So I started to… [more]

Now Serving: Obsolescence

Published: 15 Jan 2011

This article is part of a series, “Now Serving,” that takes a look at the changes in design, and consumer culture, that are happening right now.

“We have advanced technologi… [more]

Trust and the Box

Published: 8 Oct 2010

Last Friday I was in Historic Mission Control at NASA’s Johnson Space Center(jsc) listening to Milt Heflin, one of jsc’s Associate Directors, describe some of the history that happened … [more]