I'm the proprietor of Speedshop, a Ruby on Rails performance consultancy. I'm a contributor to several open source projects, such as Puma and Ruby on Rails.
I appeared on Shark Tank, ABC's primetime entrepreneurship show, when I was nineteen.
On how setting goals like 'run a marathon' or 'write 1000 words per day' hurt me more than helped, and what I'm doing now instead.
Here's what I did in 2019: my business doubled, made new friends, stretched myself and picked up some new habits.
The meta-content of an idea and how it is presented can have a big impact on how persuasive our ideas are to our intended audience
What does it actually mean to be a maintainer? Can you be a maintainer without commit privileges, and does having commit privileges automatically make you a maintainer?
I appeared on Shark Tank, the American adaptation of the business-themed reality television show Dragon's Den, when I was 19. I've spent almost 10 years dealing with that experience and my perceptions of my own failure. Now, though, I'm glad I failed.
An appeal to any Canadian readers or friends of mine to help one of our own: a young computer programmer fleeing the Syrian Civil War.
A step-by-step walkthrough of how I made a nearly-full-time income from my Ruby on Rails course in 2016, and how it radically transformed my freelancing career.