• The Secret by Ken Blanchard

    I recently read the book The Secret by Ken Blanchard. It’s a book about leadership and it gives five principles to lead by in the form of an acronym: S.E.R.V.E. The premise is that if you are a leader that serves his or her team

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  • The Martian

    Today I finished reading the book The Martian by Andy Weir. It was a phenomenal read and I highly recommend it. The story centers around Mark Watney, an astronaut left behind on Mars by his five crew mates due to a freak accident. This book kept my attention with every

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  • Highlights of 2014

    2014 is now over and it's been a great year. Last year my wife and I moved to Austin, TX which was a fantastic move. We've really enjoyed living here. The city and people here are wonderful and there’s never a shortage of things to do. While this year

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  • Count Your Angular Watchers

    In my day job we're building a very large Angular app that is having some performance issues. So today I started trying to do bit of tuning. One thing I suspected was that there were too many watches but I needed to verify this. Thankfully I found the answer in

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  • An Event Apart: Mobile Design Now

    Luke Wroblewski did an all day session at An Event Apart about mobile design considerations, patterns, and gotchas. It was an incredibly informative talk that provided a lot of insight into what works and what doesn’t on mobile. Here are some highlights I noted. Mobile design is more than

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