What considerations go into the right language for the job When I was very young, I would spend school breaks with my grandparents in London. My granddad was quite the … Continue reading The Choice of Programming Language
Or how to wrangle insights from a massive codebase… Music is a core part of my being. I have been a heavy metal musician, a college radio DJ, and traveled … Continue reading O Code, Where Art Thou
With computers coding themselves, do humans even matter? What is the scariest movie you have ever seen? For me, it’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. Maybe it does not have the gore … Continue reading The Future of Code
I always enjoy my trips to Singapore, meeting with many awesome people to discuss the local developer community & culture. I learned quite a bit during my stay that has … Continue reading Singapore Loves Code!
You may have heard from some sources out in the wild, but Stack Overflow, the site you know so well, just celebrated ten years of existence. Aren’t you excited? Okay, … Continue reading Stack Overflow Turns 10!
You can learn a lot about a company through blogs. Not the official corporate one, but the side blogs where people really share what’s up. When I was with Stack … Continue reading Do You Even Code?
So a show of hands, who is writing C++ code? If I could see you, my guess is that outside of a few folks, you would not be raising your … Continue reading How Programming Has Evolved
A couple of weeks ago an article asked the question, can a workplace be too nice? This seems somewhat outlandish to think given how often we hear complaints of workplace … Continue reading A Kinder, Gentler Community
I tend to travel quite a bit. To kick off the year, I will be in Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok, London, Toronto, and I am sure many other spots as … Continue reading Most Active Countries on Stack Overflow
I had a meeting with the head of digital of a big telecom company in Hong Kong. Towards the end of our conversation, this Chief Digital Officer says: “So I … Continue reading Can’t Just Buy the DevOps
One day there was this guy stuck on a really tough problem. Rather than stare blankly for hours out the window trying to figure it out, he decided to go … Continue reading Goldilocks Knowledge Zone