Every developer I know struggles with impostor syndrome. The problem with this fact is, if people I admire for their many skills have impostor syndrome then clearly I am an impostor since I’m not as good as they are.
Diminishing Returns and French Fries
When I’m ordering food (e.g. french fries), I often find myself doing the math. For 30% more money, I can double the amount of fries I get (i.e. 100% more fries). Clearly, this significantly reduces my cost per fry, which results in me buying the larger fry. However the problem is the cost per fry […]
I have two young sons. I can’t believe how quickly their childhoods are passing before my eyes. In an attempt to savor this time I decided to begin writing down things about the boys everyday. I have been doing this consistently for one year. Some of the reasons I think I’ve been successful at this […]
The Coin Credit Card
What is It The video below is a great summary buy I also recommend reviewing the FAQ Video Explanation http://youtu.be/w9Sx34swEG0 What It Means to Me Instead of carrying around all the different cards I currently carry in my wallet, I can eliminate multiple cards. This is huge for me. I’m always trying to eliminate cards […]
Stop Annoying Mac Updates Available
UPDATE: This wonderful ability to ignore updates has been removed in Mavericks ( OS X 10.9 ). https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5509820 Mac Updates Available has been an annoying reoccurring message for me ever since we got a new printer replacing the HP model we had previously. With the old printer gone there is no reason to install updates to […]