Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk

Posted in Engineering, Hiring

Lately, I’ve been reflecting on my software engineering career as a software engineer. I’ve had the privilege of working with some truly exceptional developers, and while most of them weren’t great teachers[1], they nonetheless impart …

Hiring, Interviews, and Being Productive

Posted in Hiring

I was pleasantly informed by one of our new Squares yesterday that some of my writing had helped him with his interviews at Square and front-end web development in general. Here are some relevant links that …

Too Old to Fail

Posted in Engineering

I’ve been watching the Battlestar Galactica series recently. It’s a gritty sci-fi show about the remnants of a human civilization, looking for a mysterious planet (conveniently called Earth) after their home world had been destroyed …