The Magic of Communication

Posted in Social, Technology

My dad just forwarded me the latest family photo email. It’s something that parents like to do. And as I watch the email crash my phone from sheer payload size, I began to wonder: why …

Inverted World

Posted in Reading

I used to be a astrophysics nerd wannabe. The “wannabe” part is an apt qualifier: I was into the more popular culture and easily digestible aspects of astrophysics, but never quite pursued the college education …

Wisdom from Engineering Managers

Posted in Engineering, Management

As I continue figuring out the work to manage engineers, I’ve asked other, more experienced and better managers to give me whatever advice and commentary they have on a job that’s both less discussed and …

Amazon, the Destroyer of Companies

Posted in Reading

Amazon is a scary company. At least, that’s the story told by The Everything Store, a recounting of the Amazon founding and growth story leading up to its present-day conglomeration of e-commerce, mobile devices, and …

Exemplary Touch Gaming

Posted in Games, Mobile

Gaming on phones and tablets have certainly come a long way from that poker game that Apple released with the first App Store. There is, if not a particularly healthy ecosystem of games, at least …