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Psst. Check out my RubyConf 2017 talk, There are no rules in Ruby.

blog posts

fake tools

11 Oct 2015

Last week, Flatiron School launched a new online learning program called “Learn Verified”. The launch was accompanied by a letter from the founders, Avi and Adam. This section jumped out to me:

participate in society

03 Oct 2015

If there’s one piece of advice I feel comfortable giving, it’s this: participate in society. Find it in your introverted self to join in.

announcing metaphor loop

18 Sep 2015

Last month I started a podcast but I didn’t really publicize it because I wasn’t sure I was going to keep doing it. I put it on this site, hidden down in the footer, and I put it on iTunes, and I tweeted a few cryptic things like:

pro tip open firefox tabs in background

09 Sep 2015

One good thing to know if you’re a firefox person: visit about:config and poke around, configuring things.

eighty character lines

06 Sep 2015

Last month we talked about RuboCop, which analyzes your Ruby code and nitpicks it. One of its most difficult to follow suggestions is to keep your lines of code no longer than 80 characters.