Recently I've been trying to teach myself node, so I'm trying to build a very modest little web backend using Node, Express, Mongoose, written in Typescript, and so far with no testing because I can't figure out how to get testing to work. How are you supposed to write unit tests when the database is … Continue reading Node Just Isn’t That Great, Right?
The Software Developer Job Search (Part 1)
Some thoughts on finding a software developer job...again.
My Novel Chapters 1-3 Published
Chapters 1-3 are published for general release now. More chapters available in beta.
Emergent Phenomena and Brownian Motion
Emergent phenomena, exponential growth...feedback loops, and how all of these are related.
How I Archive Stuff I Don’t Want to Throw Away
How to be an organized packrat in the digital age.
Why You Should Be Using a Slip Box
A slip box is the flexible, all-encompassing, modern method of note-taking they should have taught us in school.
How to Teach and Learn History
I'm going to get right to it. This is a technique for studying history that actually makes sense, and it's very different from how we did it when I was in school. One principal difference is that it is non-linear. Another difference is that it works. First, it is helpful to become familiar with the … Continue reading How to Teach and Learn History
The Moiety, A Novel by Adam Cross
A fictional reporter sits down with novelist Adam Cross to talk about his latest novel, The Moiety, available on Leanpub now.
Programming Language Study–Lisp (4)
More Common Lisp, yo! I think we are starting to figure out what macros are.
I like the teamwork of a corporate environment, and I would not have guessed that about myself before I got into this industry. I was never that kind of guy. As a young person, I rarely participated in any kind of team activity. I'm sure this is no surprise to anyone who has met me, … Continue reading Corporate Teamwork