Hindsight Is 2020

I have to say that 2019 was a very odd year. I'm not fully sure what to make of it but there were a couple really big things that happened that I think shaped my near future in big ways.

Right now as I write this, it's roughly 5:30pm (PST) on Dec. 31st, 2019. So with the new year arriving …

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Be An Adult. Do The Work

Here are the top 5 things you need to do in the coming year to be more productive.

  1. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.
  2. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.
  3. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.
  4. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.
  5. Be an adult. Do the fucking work.

Every now and then I need a …

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Looking Back on 2017

As an engineer I spend a lot of time thinking about problems, their solutions, and how to implement the many solutions that I’d brainstormed. I’ll spend hours and hours just thinking. The problem is, all this thinking is spent on my business. I don’t spend nearly enough time thinking about my life, it’s problems, and solutions.

I want to change …

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What's In My Bag - 2017

I work on the road a lot. This is one of the reasons we decided to close our offices this year.

Currently I’m in Lisbon, Portugal and have about another 4 weeks on the road before I return to Los Angeles. I posted a snap to my Snapchat account the first night here showing an amazing view behind my current …

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A Decade of Django

Ten years ago I wrote a blog post about starting to learn a web development framework named Django. At the time it was a simple way for me to toy around with ideas I wanted to pursue. I even mention a social network project I was working on at the time. I can’t even remember what that project was. …

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