I'm drawn to people who engage in direct dialogue about the fundamental concepts behind complex and polarizing issues. Recently I've been listening to podcast episodes about this — individuals who are a member of a “side”, and yet are drawn away from debate and instead deeply explore what the “other side” believes.
Here are a few that . . .
James Roper's talk for the Play Framework Meetup Group
Java 8 heralds a new era of reactive programming, with lambdas and promises taking the limelight as the bright new features of the language. To best take advantage of these features, Play . . .
One of the most influential books I've read is The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg. He explores how habits work, and how we build (and change) them.
A habit I built shortly after reading this book was reading every morning before I left for work, for at least 20 minutes. I'm a utilitarian reader — there's many other things . . .
Search like normal, find like never before.
After over a year of hard work, my colleagues and friends have been working on a product that — we hope! — will revolutionize searching, bookmarks, and discovery.
Briefly, it means you never have to organize your bookmarks again. Search Google, and relevant links show up on the top. Organize your links eTo make it work well, FortyTwo has built . . .
I love brunch.
On December 4, 2009, I received a text from an unknown number. This wasn't particularly unusual — even though I had owned my number for several years, whoever had it before me had many acquaintances who would call or text occasionally. Initially, I had ignored them. Gradually, however, I started to respond. Honestly.
(at 6:00 am) “Hey you . . .