Category Archive: Meatspace

Nov 16

Igniting Talks: a Learning Experience

I’ve been a bit quiet of late; been busy, to say the least. Work has been crazy (and will be for the foreseeable future), but among other things, I have been working on an Ignite style talk for DevOps Days Ohio. Why so busy? Well…. in part because it’s a more difficult type of speech …

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Sep 30

I’m Speaking at CodeMash!

CodeMash is a conference held yearly in Sandusky, OH bringing together developers and geeks of all flavours. I’m speaking about algorithms: Great Galloping Cuckoos: Algorithms Faster than log(n): Algorithms are the foundation of Computer Science. However, over the past two decades they have, for many, taken a back seat to Design Patterns. Without strong algorithms, …

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Sep 23

Step Away from the Computer

Step away from the computer and spend time in the “real world” looking at things around you — there are many examples of great design if you just open your eyes and look around. You will often find inspiration and solutions in the least likely place.

Aug 15

“Well, I’m back,” he said.

When last we saw our intrepid hero, he was busily working with Raspberry Pi. With but a couple days notice, he was swept off to a knee surgeon. The surgery, itself, went well. However, I developed a secondary infection which threw me for a loop. I’m feeling better and finally getting back to it. Kudos …

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