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The Great Unknowns

The virus response in the US, UK, and NL are all controversially underwhelming. I don’t know what to think. I don’t like the idea of being …

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No time to say hello, goodbye

A few months ago, we packed up and moved back to the Netherlands. It’s been a decade, so I signed up for an intensive, four-day-a-week Dutch language …

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Four decades, five places

In a few weeks, I will turn 40. This year, I have found myself thinking a lot about where I’ve been.

My first birthday (year “0”, if …

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Blow

We are, each of us, a little wind. Mostly, we are good little winds. We blow a little, here and there. We do what we can to increase joy and diminish …

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Not-so-wondrous strange

I watched Stranger Things in a remarkable-for-me 4-day binge this past weekend. I had mixed feelings for the first episode, but it gradually won me over …

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Working like a Hubber

GitHub’s Approach to Distributed Work as I Have Experienced It

When I told people I was joining GitHub, there was a familiar response from friends and …

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Nordic Ruby 2011

Here are some rambling notes on the themes and connections – intended and mostly otherwise – I saw in the material presented and discussed in the halls at Nordic Ruby.

Expressiveness

In Tom Preston-Werner's opening session, he talked about …

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