Category: Business

  • Time Management with Toggl

    Time Management with Toggl

    Have you ever felt like you could be tracking your time better? That’s how I felt until I discovered Toggl, but even then, I wasn’t using it to its full potential. That’s why I went back to watch a DYFC podcast where business mentor Zach showed his mentee Brad how to organize things in Toggl.…

  • What I’m reading this week…

    What I’m reading this week…

    A quick list of what I’m reading this week: The Positioning Manual for Technical Firms v1.8 by Philip Morgan Just F#*!ING Ship by Amy Hoy RXSwift Reactive Programming with Swift by Florent Pillet et al audiobook version of Rework by Jason Fried , David Heinemeier Hansson On order: hardcover edition of in camera by Gordon Laing

  • An Open Letter to

    An Open Letter to

    Dear, I spent many hours in the mall in Columbia, Maryland, this weekend, trying to buy a pair of prescription eyeglasses. I started with the Oakley store, where I picked out the frames I wanted. I had actually decided from your web site which frames I wanted, but the Oakley store didn’t carry those…

  • Consulting – The Business Side of Software Development

    Consulting  – The Business Side of Software Development

    Back in January of this year I finally signed up for Brennan Dunn’s DYFC Masterclass.  I say finally because I had it in my mind to do so, for several years now, ever since my colleague Joel Hooks gave an overwhelming testimonial for it.  When I signed up, I got DYFR for free, along with a ton…

  • What I’m listening to, now

    What I’m listening to, now

    When I was driving back and forth every week from Maryland to Atlanta I would listen to a slew of podcasts and audio books.  Most of the podcasts were related to iOS, a platform I’m quite passionate about.

  • Podcasts I’m currently listening to

    Podcasts I’m currently listening to

    I previously posted a couple of times what podcasts I was listening to.  Back then, I was driving up and down the East coast every weekend between Maryland and Atlanta, so I had a lot of time to listen.  Now, my commute time is much less, thankfully.  That also means I spend less time listening…

  • Google / Alphabet easter egg

    Google / Alphabet easter egg

    My coworker just found a neat easter egg on the new Google Company, Alphabet go to and search for the word “drone” Sergey and I are seriously in the business of starting new things. Alphabet will also include our X lab, which incubates new efforts like Wing, our drone delivery effort. at the end…

  • a different approach

    a different approach

    so microsoft’s strategy has been, ‘one OS for ALL devices’ Apple’s strategy is, ‘one, seamless, continuous experience across ALL devices’. It might sound like a subtle difference at first glance, but it’s a universe of a difference.  Microsoft demands the user make the same OS work no matter what device you’re on, so we find…

  • my first commercial license sale on 500px

    my first commercial license sale on 500px

    I just made my first commercial license sale on 500px.  

  • “Dear hiring manager…”

    “Dear hiring manager…”

    It’s sad that I actually find the need to write letters like this: