Recent Posts

Cloud Functions and Cat Facts - 05/22/18

A few weeks back, Myles Borins and I did a talk at Google I/O about choosing which cloud services to use in different situations. We both feel that the best technical talks have a solid storyline and so we had a hypothetical business built around "Cat Facts as a Service" motivating our talk. read more »

Thank You To A Bad Manager - 05/02/18

I’ve had some fantastic managers. The folks I’ve worked for at Google have been especially supportive. They help me reach my goals and also make room for me to be me. Like most of us though, I’ve had a few bad managers as well. One incident, in particular, stands out. read more »

UX Is In The Small Things - 04/12/18

Earlier this week I got to help host a group of girls visiting Google. They are middle school students in an after-school program focused on engineering, mathematics, and science. My role during the day was to lead computational thinking activities from CS Unplugged. Based on advice from co-workers the group completed the Error Detection and Sorting Networks activities. It was during the sorting networks activity that the kids taught me how vital even subtle parts of UI could be. read more »

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Recent Talks

RubyHACK 2018 - 05/03/18

4 Programming Paradigms in 45 Minutes

Rails Conf 2018 - 04/19/18

Testing in Production

Ada Developers Academy Info Session - 03/26/18

What Is DevRel

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