avocado8: regaling the web with tales of whoa

What I Value in Software Engineering Management (posted on August 17, 2017)
Back in December 2016, my manager and I were talking about my philosophy of software development. I'd become a Director of Mobile Engineering in March 2015, but I didn't become a manager of managers until I finally filled the Android Manager position on my team in October 2015—and even then I was still directly managing the iOS team. It wasn't until the fall of 2016 that I stopped managing any of the individual developers directly. Welcome to a new...

The Ice Hockey Escapades: sequins and skirts it's not

So. Much. Pain. (posted on August 26, 2013)
Ugh, had a major head-to-head collision in last night's game against Team Silver, and it's left my neck a throbbing, stabbing mass of pain. I'd hate to think what the pain level would be like *without* the four Advil I've ingested this morning (not to mention the ice I put on it last night and the four Advil I took then as well). It feels like I was in a car accident. The guy who hit me was not...

about town II: philadelphia

about town: san francisco bay area

sabbatical journal

What I did on my summer vacation. (2001)

inside the peel

As if you didn't already know everything about me from reading my journals.