When I meet developers, “How did you become a developer advocate?” is the question that I get asked the most. This is the long answer.
18,296 words over 25 articles so far.
I like coding maps, but would always mix up latitude and longitude. I came up with some tips to remember them.
My past layoff, what I wish I knew, and some tips if you've been laid off too.
Whether you’ve been laid off, struggling to make ends meet with the crazy inflation or dissatisfied with your current job, you may have wondered: Could I work in tech?
In January 2021, Signal was only known by journalists and privacy geeks. In a few days, it topped the charts and was on everyone's phones. Why?
Another weird, exhausting year
Neat visual arrangements made with code
Here are the (coding-related) things I don't know, as of 2021. In an effort to help junior developers feel more comfortable.
Big, data-hungry companies claim that the collection of metadata is harmless. That's not true.
About the problem that 𐃏Roam Research, Obsidian, Logseq, and others try to solve.
Delving into audio dramas, one of my best discoveries from 2019. Includes my favourites
My requirements for a notes app and a rundown of candidates.
Explorations and thoughts on digital gardens.
2020, you know, what the hell.
Learn about other commands in a human-friendly way
Domain records made less weird. Plus GitHub and Gitlab domain settings.
Batch-rename your files quickly
A cool way to show your files and folder structure
In this series of articles, I'll share a few command-line tools that have been helpful to me.
A daily log for the homepage graphics.
Looking at the different technical choices I made for this website.
Motivations and goals for this personal website.
Another year in review. It's been a unique year in many respects.
I write this review well into 2019 already, but who cares? This is mainly for myself, but I enjoy reading these and you probably do too.