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ISO 8601

2020-09-12 (general)

You may have noticed that all dates on this website have the format YYYY-MM-DD (for example, 2020-09-12). This is in accordance with the ISO 8601 standard.

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The Sandwich Cannon

2020-09-04 (humor)

Now that I have a large team reporting to me, it’s hard to find a place for us all to meet.

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The Crisis: The Starting Gun

2020-08-29 (Phase Shift, The Crisis)

This is part two in a series of articles recounting my experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Conversation with Katie Testa

2020-08-09 (Phase Shift)

Recently I had the pleasure of talking with Katie Testa about the pandemic, the murder of George Floyd, Nonviolent Communication (NVC), Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy and her hopes for the future.

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Recent Influences

2020-08-06 (general)

During the last year, I’ve been concerned about the polarization in our society and looking for ways to mend this. I found two resources that are very helpful: Rebel Wisdom and more recently, The Stoa.

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The Crisis: A Warning

2020-08-01 (Phase Shift, The Crisis)

This is part one of a series of articles about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Parrot

2020-07-27 (humor)

I've never known a developer who likes seeing bird shit on their laptop.

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My Core Values

2020-07-26 (philosophy)

In late 2018 Larry Larson, a member of the Humanists of Birmingham Unitarian Church, asked me to present my core values. Here is the text of my presentation, which I delivered on 2019-05-31.

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