All the best, Steve

When I was 15, I wrote my first really useful program. I’d written lots of cute little distractions, and followed tutorials to write code that made computers do neat things — my first when I was 11, I think. But during a 10th grade Computer Science class, when the assignment was to write a program…

10 Years

10 years ago we were a pair of dumb kids, not yet done college, with big dreams about the future (and very little idea about what it would take to get there!) but we were surrounded by friends and family who loved us, believed in us, and helped us get this far. 10 years ago,…

Falling out of bed in a room with no floor

This has been an interesting summer. We’ve experienced a wide range of life: from births to weddings to hospital beds to new jobs. One thing we haven’t done is any sort of holiday. So, when I realised I had two days of meetings set-up near Cleveland, where some good friends live, rather than fly by…

On Social Justice

Call it the underdog syndrome, but I can’t help but look at the other side of every argument… and sympathize with the loser. When the Republicans were in power, I couldn’t help but agree with the Democratic viewpoint. Now that the Democrats are in power, I can’t help but examine the arguments of the other…

New Role, Less Travel…

A few months ago there was an opening in the education team, working with a local company, among others, that I talked to my manager about going after. Unfortunately, by the time I was done talking, the position was filled. Well, that position re-opened last week, and this time I jumped on it. On the…