Building good software is challenging but rewarding. On this show, I share the things I'm learning as a practitioner in this exciting industry.
A little of this, a little of that. You may find talks on a variety of subjects, hard to find or rare music recordings and talks on topics relating to spirituality.
The best way to advance your career is to learn. We can do so haphazardly or effectively -- which do you want to do?
You're probably doing your training budgets wrong. Learn the science behind skill development and how to structure a good training program.
One of the best things you can do for your brain health (and productivity) is regular exercise. Learn why and how physical activity super-charges your brain.
Nicolas has a question about dealing with imbalanced data. References: imbalanced-learn, Class Imbalanced, Redux, SMOTE.
The self evaluation is one of the most important documents employees write. Learn how to make yours effective using tips from a former debater.
At my university, I had to take a full course on how to be an RA. I've forgotten almost everything, except for this one tip on conflict resolution.
Work queues are a fascinating idea from software engineering that can also be applied to make our lives more productive.
I like cooking, and I like coding. By comparing the two, we learn more about both of them.
We often talk about work-life balance, but what about the balance between our work and our self? Learn about my struggle with defining myself by my work and how I overcame it.
While often thought to be entirely different, poetry and software are remarkably similar. Learn how thoughtful consumption of poetry can make you a better software engineer.
Find out how to use machine learning to solve your problems. Recording of a talk I delivered in Huntsville, AL.
One of the best ways to maximize knowledge gain is by reading books that do not apply easily to technologies or concepts we already understand.
Conferences can be both fun and valuable, but they can also be a huge waste of time. Here's some things I've learned that have helped me get the most out of conferences as an attendee.
The LORD called the young Samuel but he could not answer the LORD because he did not know the LORD. The text states that he did not know the LORD because the word of the LORD had not yet been revealed to him. Would you think that knowing the LORD is important? Jesus prayed in the Garden to know the LORD is eternal life, but how are people to know t…
Sermon delivered to St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 1/8/2012