DHH’s phenomenal keynote from RailsConf, in blog post form. I'm glad I'm studying computer science and learning fundamentals like assembly and memory management now. Also really glad I spent a year developing Ruby applications first.
Updated my home page to list only articles instead of notes and articles mixed together. Notes are only shown on the Notes page now. Looks a lot cleaner and puts the focus on the content I'm most proud of.
Trying to imagine the perfect unitasking machine for distraction-free writing. Kind of just want a full on UNIX terminal + Vim housed in the hardware of the Freewrite "smart typewriter”, only lighter and with a less clacky keyboard.
Added to my bucket list: the Turing Fellow Program.
As a bootcamp grad and a former teacher, I often think about what I would teach if I ran a code bootcamp. One thing that I think I would include is a static site generator, preferably Jekyll.Read more
Two thoughts as I study the RailsConf schedule:
- I am starting to experience semantic satiation with the word “empathy”.
So much good in this, but my favorite line is:
An engineer who is quick to call someone a moron is someone destined to stunt his or her career.
Source: On Being A Senior Engineer