• Stages of Mastery

    I currently facilitate a technical interviews workshop once a week at a local university. One common question I get from my students is: “How do I know when I’m ready to interview?”

  • Human Being vs. Human Doing

    The term “human being” means a lot more in this age of instant access to information, little computers in our pockets, social media, and a post-industrial revolution that places a premium on knowledge work over blue collar or service work.

  • Learning About Learning

    I’m currently working on several different projects right now ranging from working on a piece of music, teaching algorithms and data structures, working on my AWS Solutions Architect Certificate, and getting back into running shape.

  • A Short-ish Guide to Preparing for a Technical Interview

    Preparing for a technical interview can be a daunting task. Where should one start?

  • An Interview with Bridgewater

    I recently interviewed for a software engineer role with Bridgewater Associates, which is the largest, private hedge fund company in the world and is based out of Westport, Connecticut and just about an hour east of New York City.

  • On Consistency

    Ralph Waldo Emerson famously wrote, “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.”

  • Amos and Danny: The Original Behavioral Economists

    I recently finished an excellent book by acclaimed storyteller, Michael Lewis, called “The Undoing Project”.

  • Norma Miller: An American Legend

    Norma Miller

    Last Sunday afternoon, I was driving while listening to NPR and heard the news: Norma Miller, the acclaimed Lindy Hopper and “Queen of Swing”, died earlier in the morning. A living legend of American culture. Now she is simply a legend.

  • Inagural post

    Finally. I have been meaning to migrate my personal website from React to Jekyll. And it’s done. It wasn’t too hard. I just needed to make time for this migration. In keeping with my minimalist style,