I’m going to be doing a free multi-session online writing workshop in 2021, and I invite you to join me!Read More
Let’s take a slight diversion for the holiday season and do a mashup of career and hobby! I’m joined by Thomas Henson (@henson_tm), and we’re talking about making the jump from being a tech writer to a fiction writer. And, if you’re looking at becoming a tech writer, there’s some useful bonus advice there, too!
I hear (and see) lots of folks mention that they’re a “lifelong learner.” It’s a fantastic attitude, but… well, for me, it doesn’t always feel like enough. Here’s why.Read More
Changing tech stacks can be expensive, painful, and frustrating—especially when a re-architecture isn’t in the cards. So what do you do? How do you think about it? Join us for some fresh perspectives.
In the previous Part of this series, I talked about the basic origin of my new book. But there’s a twist.Read More
This week saw the release of my new book, Soft Skills: How to Succeed at Your Technology Career. It’s a spiritual successor to several books, including one by another author, and I thought it might be fun to share a bit about the new book’s genesis and development.Read More
Is there really a difference between “coding,” “scripting,” and “programming?” My new co-host, @joshduffney, joins me to figure it out.
If you purchased “Be the Master” on Leanpub (it’s no longer available for sale there), I urge you to check the following, so that you can obtain a discount on the new, replacement book I’m writing with Manning.Read More
Hello, Christmas fans! I’ve always been a huge fan of the nostalgic Rankin-Bass “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” and for many years our Christmas traditions included this collector-quality train set. Sadly, we no longer have room for it, so it’s looking for a new home.Read More