I love telling stories, and I’m learning daily how many fields and industries rely on compelling storytelling to succeed.
Over the past month I’ve been engaged in a Coursera specialization to better understand the field of data science. As part of the capstone project I was tasked with evaluating various neighborhoods in the region of my choice to make a business decision. As part of the project, I was also asked to produce either […]
Over the past several months I’ve dug deep into the RingCentral Game Changers challenge in the hope of redeeming my points for the grand prize of an all expense paid trip to Coder Cruise. Given the current state of the world, however, it’s become increasingly unlikely I’ll attend this (or any) cruise in the foreseeable […]
Last time, we talked about my motivations for building a Slack autoresponder so I can better communicate with my colleagues. Today we’ll walk through the components required and all the steps for wiring together the full application. Serverless Framework First things first, we need to build the application itself. We’ll be leveraging the Serverless framework, […]
The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are legion; millions contracted the disease, hundreds of thousands have died, schools are closed, businesses are closed, the economy is in turmoil, and I’m working remotely once again. This last impact is the least concern, but as a software developer it’s also the easiest thing for me to address […]
Back in September, I saw a random post on Twitter from the team at System76 about a “superfan contest.” The goal was to build something awesome using open source tools and tell the world about it. The announcement video was pretty inspiring, too. Superfan is taking off! Now until October 4th, we're looking to recruit […]