Programmers, Assemble!

I think a lot about how to build effective communities for software developers and software users. It’s personally important to me to connect and empower people and I figured it would be a good time to write up some of the things I have learned about building community since I’ve been involved in the technical … Continue reading Programmers, Assemble!


The Good, The Bad, The Unwanted

Recently, I have had to deal with several tough decisions in both my professional and personal life. While working through these decisions, I was given some advice that didn’t sit well with me and that I eventually had to turn down. Thus, I felt it was as good a time as any to write up … Continue reading The Good, The Bad, The Unwanted

6 non-code contributions you can make to open source

Originally published on Contribute to open source! It’ll look great on your resume! It’s gratifying work! You may have heard people make these statements, or ones similar to them, numerous times throughout your career. They’re not wrong—contributing to open source is a rewarding endeavor in multiple dimensions—but, when software engineers advise other software engineers … Continue reading 6 non-code contributions you can make to open source