08 Sep 2022, 12:01 p.m.

Reluctance To Process Contributions, and Tips from InnerSource

So there's a software development approach, borrowing techniques from open source for use within an enterprise, called InnerSource. It's "the use of open source best practices for software development within the confines of an organization." …

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07 Sep 2022, 15:00 p.m.

Welcome To The Mountain Goats

A friend of mine just started getting into the music of The Mountain Goats and I started an email to them, and the email kept getting longer, so I decided to blog it.Erin McKeown did …

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02 Sep 2022, 15:10 p.m.

A Few Thoughts From Elsewhere

I thought y'all might enjoy a few things I said recently on MetaFilter.About daily web puzzles:I realized the other day that -- as the chronological history game Wikitrivia does -- a lot of puzzle/trivia games …

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11 Jul 2022, 16:00 p.m.

Some Recent Books, TV, Films, Etc.

Some things I've been enjoying reading, listening to, watching, etc.Leonard reviews the movies we watch. We recently enjoyed the Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure trilogy, and subsequently listened to the Film Reroll adaptation.I deeply enjoyed …

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07 Jul 2022, 15:00 p.m.

I Hadn't Understood How Cool E-bikes Are

I've recently had some opportunities to ride pedal-assist electric bicycles for some journeys within New York City. I had already known that e-bikes would make it easier to get up hills and to get to …

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14 Jun 2022, 20:30 p.m.

Mourning Marina Zhurakhinskaya

I’m very sad to learn and share the news that Marina Zhurakhinskaya has died of breast cancer. It looks like there will be a livestreamed memorial service tomorrow (Wednesday) which I hope to watch. These …

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12 Jun 2022, 12:00 p.m.

"An Edit"

One of my closest friends here in New York City has a newborn and I've been coming by to help out when I can. I've gotten quite a lot better at changing dirty diapers, but …

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09 Jun 2022, 11:00 a.m.

Some Upcoming Availability: Talks And Coaching

For once, I have no upcoming public talks scheduled. Now's a good time to invite me to present or do stand-up comedy at your event or organization, or guest on your podcast, or to give …

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07 Jun 2022, 11:40 a.m.

Managing Cadence Shear: My Upstream 2022 Talk

This post has the script and video for “Cadence shear: Managing rhythm and tempo mismatches in participation”, a 25-minute talk I delivered/will deliver at 2:30pm EDT on June 7th, 2022 as part of Upstream. It …

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06 Jun 2022, 14:30 p.m.

My Upstream Talk Tomorrow: Cadence Shear

My 25-minute talk "Cadence shear: Managing rhythm and tempo mismatches in participation" is in 1 day: 2:30-3pm EDT on Tuesday, June 7th, as part of Upstream 2022. Registration is free and the conference is online. …

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