I'm a software engineer, husband, dad, and guitarist. I read a lot of sci-fi & fantasy books, hack my Emacs config, and occasionally update this site.
- Musical Goals Music
I review how I did on my musical goals for 2019, and try to outline some new goals for 2020, before rounding off with sharing a snapshot of my current practice routine.
- Dark Mode Hacks
A really short post about adding Dark Mode to this site.
- Driving Technical Change (Review) Reviews
I review the book Driving Technical Change by Terrence Ryan.
Older articles I'm fond of
- My hiring experience as a submarine sonar operator in the Norwegian Navy Talks Hiring
This is a transcript of a lightning talk I gave at a company "all hands" get-together. I tell the story of my "hiring experience" as a sonar operator on a submarine in the Norwegian Navy. To tie it into work, I included a little hiring-related lesson at the end.
My first to reach the HackerNews front page. In weeks it got orders of magnitude more hits than the rest of my site put together.
- Potter Coding Dojo in Clojure Clojure
Detailing my trials and tribulations with the "Potter" coding dojo problem, with code examples in Clojure.
I like it because of the amount of iterations we went though, and the discussions I had with coworkers about it at all-hands.
- Rise of the Machine Hacks
I ruminate on implementing a simple virtual machine—for a simple language—in C.
I like this one because it was such a great learning experience!