Run to the starting line.

Building a System for Front-end Translations

Posted to the Squarespace engineering blog

Creating an Accessibility Engineering Practice

Accessibility is not a feature, it's a requirement.

My Management Philosophy

Trust your smells.

Ten Years Later

Reflections on life, ten years post-cancer

Thoughts from a First Time Conference Speaker

On the road to post-talk euphoria

Man's Search for Meaning

Is it true that people are solely a product of their environment?

A Trip to Europe

Two weeks in Paris, Amsterdam and Copenhagen

Developing My Sense of (Code) Smell

And thoughts on taste by Ira Glass

Mature Engineering

Reflecting back on a year on the job.

Spring in NYC

And the greatest dumplings known to man.

Man at Work

Observations on the road to five months at Etsy.

Jim, the Boy with Autism

The reasons he jumped.

The NYC Subway as a Microcosm for Life

Beware the empty train car.

A Retrospective for Hacker School

A rising tide lifts all boats.

Getting a Job as a Front-End Web Developer

A post to centralize the advice I keep telling various people.

Cracker Barrel and Hacker School

Lessons from a small wooden labyrinth of pain and suffering.

Hoop Dreams

Leaving it all out on the court.

Where to Eat in Northern VA

A side project, from my stomach to yours.

Kobe Bryant

A work ethic story.

Muffins and Tech Companies

Jason Fried on software companies and bakeries.

Lance Armstrong

A sad interview.

Going Responsive - Media Queries (CSS) vs. JavaScript

Now accommodating desktop, 7" tablet, and mobile browsers.

A Menu for New Years Eve

If you can put together Ikea furniture, you can cook a proper meal.

Moving to Jekyll

A static-site revamp because rich text editors suck.

Upgrading a Macbook Pro SSD with SuperDuper!

The single biggest performance upgrade to any laptop.


One of the greatest days of my life.

Amusement Park Leadership

Michael Scott comes to life.

Performance Enhancing Drugs

When you think about it, it's kind of arbitrary.

Thoughts on Travel

Guatemala and Costa Rica Retrospective