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Teaching my nephew how to code – the basics.

This isn’t a serious post. Just a personal story/recap of what I’m doing to teach my 11yo nephew the basics. We started with Scratch last year, but both of us got tired of that environment pretty soon. We had a ton of fun making little games, but both of us are low on patience, so…More

Your manager can’t read your mind.

Here we go again. Stash my work. Create new branch. Understand what has to be done. Do it all over again once this one is done. Get asked why the ticket I had to drop isn’t finished yet. Well, because you gave me a different task, that’s why!More

Your team wants you to succeed. Don’t stay stuck.

It was Monday morning, and I’d been thinking about it through my weekend. A developer in my team wasn’t making any progress and now a ticket was delayed. They weren’t asking for help, and our offers to help them were not being received as we hoped. Instead of accepting the team’s help, they kept saying…More

Leaving a job – reflections & timelines

I gave my notice, we agreed on 3 months, and we set to work. The first month was about setting things in motion, and creating the right environment for a transition. We made an offer to someone on the team to take over my role as CTO, answered all questions that came up, and worked…More

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