Category Archive: Lists

Mar 18

Link Dump – March 2015

Time for another collection of random amazing things. Long Reads Ask Slashdot: Terminally Ill – What Wisdom Should I Pass On To My Geek Daughter? – if you read nothing else, read this (the post, and the comments!). The subtle art of not giving a fuck. What 4chan thinks of Hacker News “Sponsored” by my …

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Dec 13

Music To Code By, 2013

It’s that time of the year again. For more great music, check out the previous ‘Music To Code By’ posts from 2011 and 2012. It seems this year, soundcloud really became a thing. In previous years I’ve had to link to Amazon mostly for 30 second clips at best. This year, links below are actually …

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Oct 16

Cool Stuff: Music & Audio (Part 1)

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I recently discovered that I’m the son of an audiophile – suddenly I understand why I was encouraged to buy a decent amplifier/receiver at a very young age, suddenly I appreciate those old dads-college-days/hand-me-down kickass KLH speakers just a little bit more than I always have. I am definitely not an audiophile myself, but music …

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Dec 19

Music To Code By, 2012

Here’s what I listened to while coding in 2012. This year I’d categorize my listening habits into three moods: getting shit done, relaxing, and background noise. Standard disclaimer: I listen to albums all the way through, front to back, and am often annoying the hell out of my wife with a single track or album …

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Nov 03

Finding a Job

Finding your next great adventure is a numbers game in many ways. You are the perfect match for some position out there, it’s just a question of finding that place, or perhaps, that place finding you. In my book, there’s an ordered list of ways to find a job: Create your own job. Places you …

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Oct 30

Great Interview Questions

Interviewing is not a one-sided conversation. If you land a job by only worrying about successfully impressing interviewers, you will almost certainly be surprised, and you may be unhappy once you start the job. It is critical that you understand that an interview is not about making the company happy and fitting their mold, it …

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Jan 13

Apps I Liked, 2011

Again in the “better late than never” category, here’s a list of apps I enjoyed in 2011. Apps I Used The Most Google Docs – I link to this on my home screen from a safari bookmark. Feedler – a great google reader client for both iPhone and iPad. Rhapsody – a music subcription service, …

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Jan 03

Music To Code By, 2011

A bit late with the ‘best of’ 2011 lists.. but better late than never. This is a list of some great music that I listened to in 2011. There are different modes of coding, sometimes you need absolute silence, and at other times a loud coffee shop is the way to go. I personally code …

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