Update 12/26— This was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Flash Fiction Magazine! Thanks Flash Fiction Magazine!!
Today my short story was published! I think this is actually the first short story I've really published. It's nice and short (<1000 words) and was largely influenced by Jesmyn Ward's beautiful writing about a relationship between a dog and a kid in Salvage the Bones. Hope you enjoy!
I wrote about how we built the Digital Hearth at Cortico using a raspberry pi and a phone. Repository included so that you too can build your own raspberry pi powered IoT device!Read
I'm always looking for ways to be more efficient in both coding and writing. For a very long time, I've struggled with forming a writing process that really worked for me. Of course there is never a 'right' process that is going to work for everybody, but I'm fairly satisfied with the one I've come up with so far— for me, at least. It merges some of my coding habits with my writing habits and so there's less context switching when I go from one to the other.Read
My talk at DataEngConf 2018
I have a new job! With that new job comes new technology (and also a cat! But that's another story). This article goes through my work for the past three months, standing up a Kubernetes cluster with Amazon EKS and all of the fun I had along the way. Highlights include setting up monitoring and alerting, a spot instance spark cluster, and having too much power over who can access what resources (yay RBAC!).Read