Top 15+ Podcast Episodes on Monotheism

This article describes my top 10 Christian Podcast Episodes and 5 interesting podcasts on Islam and Judaism. I use the term podcast loosely as these are largely a selection of YouTube videos. I chose the podcasts on Christianity with a few criteria in mind: Cover Christian fundamentals, evidence, and compatibility with science Recommend content creators … Read more

Analyzing ‘Resetting Tech Culture’ by Accenture and Girls Who Code

This article analyzes the Resetting Tech Culture report from Accenture and Girls Who Code in four parts: 6 Selected Results 8 Selected Criticisms What it Doesn’t Say Related Notes Here is the Girls Who Code press release from 2020. Here is the Accenture landing page for the report, and here is the actual report! 6 … Read more

Early Thoughts on Optimal Performance Review

This article lists some thoughts on optimal hiring, firing, and performance review policy. I do like what Netflix does: At any time a report can bring an offer letter to their manager and the manager is free to modify compensation. In their words: “To help us attract and retain stunning colleagues, we pay employees at … Read more

Brag Sheets and Better for SWEs

This article will describe an artifact called a brag sheet, ways that a software engineer can use a brag sheet to enhance their career development, and then I will describe a purpose-built tool called starboi that I prefer to the classic brag sheet for essentially the same use cases. What is a Brag Sheet? A … Read more