Best of the blog

Posts that have generated the most discussion (on social media or sometimes, on Hacker News) or of which I am the most proud.

Writing in order to move on

This was going to be my programming and professional blog. A place to put technical thoughts, store my references to talks I’ve given and places I’ve traveled, and then pontificate on the tech landscape and the things that I keep learning along the way.

A lot has changed since I last wrote here and I debated writing about it elsewhere, but in truth, I need to write about it in order to move on and to get back to the tech stuff, so it might as well be here.

Making a custom PCB ornament

I decided this year to make an ornament for our tree. The timing coincided with a creative itch and a business need to actually go through the process of printed circuit board (PCB) design and manufacturing, so I thought I’d make a little tree gadget.