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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2000-2010

CWRU, 1999

On January 1, 2000, I was in Florida, with Liz and her family. We'd only been back from our year in Europe – her in England, me in various parts of Germany – a few months, and I was still adapting. When it turned out that Y2K didn't kill …

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