27 Apr 2021
Today the company that produces Basecamp and Hey released an announcement to the world about how they will be changing direction in their leadership and culture. If you want a sense of the response, listen to the podcast some of its employees produce.
07 Oct 2020
Okay, so I’m old. I’ll be forty in two years, and writing that is enough to put me in my place. At the same time, I’m experiencing a lot of imposter syndrome in similar ways when I’ve started my career or transitioned to new ones.
09 Sep 2020
Earlier today, I was in a conversation with Jabe Bloom about architecture. In my slowness to figure out what we were talking about, I thought we were talking about something else entirely.
16 Feb 2020
Let’s talk about imposter syndrome for a minute. Almost every developer I’ve ever met has it at different moments in their career. That includes people that have been at this for years. If you feel like a fraud, you’re in good company.
21 Mar 2019
The deadline is approaching and there is still so much to do. Workdays get longer, the rigor that normally applied to design and testing begin to slide in favor of cranking out more features. The technical debt card starts getting swiped.
08 Mar 2019
Within the first 8 months of starting my job, I saw two confirmed cases of sexual harassment and watched colleagues quit at a rate at one person a month. This is the beginning of what I now regard as the worst job in my career.