Category Archives: Development

All things dev.

I don’t hustle – I’m motivated


This word in my community, I hate it. It’s become such a culture that for the most part I despise. It encompasses the idea that one should be constantly grinding at anything and everything. To quickly move or push (someone) often in a rough way The Webster dictionary defines hustle in a few simple ways, but […]

My failed dessert


My problem I needed a centralized repository of all my media, photos and misc data that can be automatically backed up both locally and to the “cloud.” Intended solution I’ve been itching to get back into Linux for years and figured this could be the chance. I doubled down on a Raspberry Pi and some […]

Dude where’s my co-worker


As a strong remote working advocate, I have little to no patience for those who don’t contribute or give remote working a bad reputation. When you are a remote worker, it’s very clear to measure quality and quantity of work. Since this is basically the only metric as you’re not in a physical office. Communication […]

Be careful how you implement


Above is a generic but basic software development project life cycle. If you’ve worked in or have been exposed to the software industry, you’re more than likely familiar with this model above. This is the development life cycle of a project between two parties. While I personally think the “Requirement gathering” phase is the utmost important, […]

Running a family, running a product


At the time of this piece, I’ve had about 3 years of product engineering experience and have been a father for 1.5 years with another due any day.  One evening I was slumped over my sink. My daughter had been sick all weekend so this Monday was very Monday like. I was barely passing at cleaning […]