Emboldened by my last backcountry camping trip, I wanted to try a different place. Meaning, hike into the wilderness carrying all you need, camp somewhere random in the forest, then hike out the next day. While there are trails, most backcountry often doesn’t have designated camping spots; you just have to find your own while not hurting the plants. Below is what I did and learned.Continue reading “Beecher Ridge Backcountry Camping”
I went camping by myself at Shenandoah National Park Tuesday. I’ve been on lockdown with the family since March, and despite 1 summer trip to a river at a campground where we had a nice cabin, I’ve been going crazy staying inside all the time. As an extrovert, the lack of human contact has been hard, and going on my OneWheel with others and myself outside helps, but is often quite short. So I figured a longer time away from the house, in the wilderness away from tech would help.Continue reading “Lone Winter Backcountry Camping”
This article has been making the rounds on Twitter & LinkedIn, inciting and resonating with people. Either “I completely disagree with this guy! 🤬” or “YES, this guy gets it! 🙏🏼”. I’m… both.
He invokes both my 20’s-Jesse-thinks-he-knows-everything-and-must-own-this-wrongness and my 40’s wistfulness at simpler tooling. Let’s tackle both.Continue reading “That 70’s Serverless Article”
Stripe pulled a Gartner 2 years ago and did a survey of the C-suite around the world: what are devs doing that works and does not work. Its main point is while executives think getting more developers is the most important thing, in actuality their data showed how developers are utilized is the #1 thing executives should do instead.Continue reading “Stripe and Charity Majors on Developer Productivity”