Software architect, engineering leader, musician, husband, dad

Specifically, it’s calling myself a “software engineer” in the first place

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Dzmitry Dudov (Dead__Angel_) on Unsplash


I had to, because I was on a bus, next to a family, perusing a story about sex

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash


It’s what they imply about the company itself

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Alex Kotliarskyi on Unsplash


Nearly every tutorial out there sucks. We can do better.

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Sticker Mule on Unsplash


It’s one of the most popular songs to sing as a group… and also one of the most difficult

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Becky Fantham on Unsplash


And the stories behind the recordings

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Jiroe on Unsplash


An introduction to logging, metrics, and alerting in the world of microservices

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Alex Franzelin on Unsplash


Forget algorithms… what should we really ask programmers to see if they have what it takes?

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Michael DeMoya on Unsplash


Cull them now, before it’s too late

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Morning Brew on Unsplash


Does embracing this important design pattern mean that we can’t search our data?

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store