I've been thinking a lot about a recent podcast by Seth Godin about Picking Yourself called "You're It". In this he talks about the struggles of being picked and what that used to mean. In today's world it's easier than ever to pick yourself because you have access to getting …read more
Over this past weekend I borrowed Deep Work: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport from the local library. True to the spirit of the book I blocked out large chunks of the weekend to read it. In the book Cal Newport drives home …read more
Marcel Gagne is starting a new series with the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) called Open Source Journeys. I'm thrilled to announce that I'm Marcel's first guest in this series:
I hope you'll give it a listen.
Thanks Marcel for being such an …read more
Today Google announced that they are closing down Google+, their social network. Naturally this elicited three sorts of reactions: the "oh no!" of frequent users, the "people still use G+" of non-fans, and the puzzlement of folks for whom G+ never caught on. Google+ was Google's attempt at making a …read more
Checking in for September for my "Designing a Well-Lived Life" blogging. This is about making small changes during the year to make larger changes.
Writing more / designing more: Been working on the editing pass of "The Mediocre Programmer". Haven't been doing much in the realm of designing, or in the …
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