That One Thing Every Software Engineer Wanted Their Customers to Know


Okay, to claim that this is the most significant¬†thing that a software engineer wants his client to know would be a little presumptuous. But what I am about to say is something that most software engineers can relate to. "What's that one thing you wish your customers¬†know?" is a question that's been asked many many … Continue reading That One Thing Every Software Engineer Wanted Their Customers to Know

In Retrospect: My First Year in a Tech Startup


No, I'm not one of those startup founders trying to convince the world and myself that I made an excellent decision. Maybe not yet. I am one of those consultants working for one. Last November 25, 2014 I celebrated my first year in the startup I joined after I thought that maybe the corporate world … Continue reading In Retrospect: My First Year in a Tech Startup

Article: Wall Scrabble by Restoration Hardware


Wall Scrabble by Restoration Hardware http://hiconsumption.com/2014/11/wall-scrabble-by-restoration-hardware/ I suck at "competitive" scrabble. By that I mean I simply put on the board whatever word I can make with my tiles; if it fits then that would be it for me. Years ago I met this guy who plays scrabble like it's a chess game. He knows … Continue reading Article: Wall Scrabble by Restoration Hardware

Logging Pitfall: Let’s just log everything! What could go wrong?


So last week I overheard one of our developers' discussion with the account manager who happens to be a tech person as well. They were talking about errors encountered by a client's website written in Python Django. The developer reported that the site just began crashing whenever this or that script starts to write things … Continue reading Logging Pitfall: Let’s just log everything! What could go wrong?