Write The Docs: NA 2016

05.23.2016

Another year of Write the Docs! Although I don't write as much documentation as I should, writing is such a key part of day-to-day human interaction, and WTD is always a good reminder of basic principles and encouragement to write more (docs). It's also an incredibly well run ...

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Portland Trip: May 2016

05.3.2016

This last weekend Eli and I went to Portland to celebrate his 21st birthday and see Hippocampus at Mississippi Studios.

Friday

Eric, Eli's stepdad drove us from Corvallis to Portland Friday afternoon at great expense of his time. After ~3 hours in the car we went straight to the ...

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Beaver Barcamp 16

04.17.2016

The conference everyone waits for all year, BEAVER BARCAMP went down yesterday. This is my third year and final year organizing the unconference, and all was strangely calm. I'm not sure what magical forces to attribute this to, but usually there is a sharp spike in meetings, tasks, and ...

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The Interview

03.20.2016

Interviewing is a lot like dating. You put on your nice clothes. You're kind of nervous at first. "Will they like me?", "Am I smiling too much?", "Was I supposed to tell the story about the frog?", "Oh god, I feel something between my teeth, oh my god, OH ...

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Getting a Tattoo

03.14.2016

I recently decided to get a tattoo for a variety of reasons, some of them better than others. I decided to get one because:

  1. I didn't want to be scared of permanently changing my body. We make decisions that permanently alter the course of our life pretty often, in ...
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SCaLE 14x: My Experience

01.23.2016

Day 0:

We pulled up to the venue at about 5:30 Friday night, T-90 minutes to Ignite talks. I chugged a chocolate milk from the "gift store", ran through my slides one last time, got dinner with the bosses, and found myself on a stage.

The Ignite Talks

  • Deb ...
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