The Daily Flux

code/life imbalance

Benji’s priority box

13 September 2013

Last week, I lost a close friend to cancer. Benji Edmund was the best of us: Kind, cheerful, inclusive, and irrepressible.

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Closed allocation: A failed system of control

11 March 2013

A couple of years ago, I found myself boxed into a corner. I wanted to become a developer, but my workplace kept pigeonholing me into a management role, where I would break down (very important!) tasks to give to our other, more experienced developers.

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Dumb stuff we say to non-programmers

09 January 2013

Nearly fifteen years ago, I left my home to serve a two-year Mormon mission in Minnesota and Wisconsin. But one does not simply walk into the “mission field”. They must first spend three weeks at the LDS Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, which is probably best known for its unlimited supply of Marshmallow Mateys.

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