15 Mar 2014

How I Quit Smoking with Personal Vaporizers

I’ve been a smoker for 20 years. My mom has smoked since she was 16, and her mother smoked since god knows when before she died of smoking-related health problems. My mother is currently headed down the same path, with a brain aneurism and massive circulatory problems in no small

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08 Mar 2014

CTO or GTFO: Does Stepping Down from the C-Suite == Failure?

As some of you know, I quit my job recently. I started there as a senior developer 6 years ago, and left as CTO, with stops along the way as Director of Technology and VP of Technology. Now I find myself faced with a choice. Do I try to find

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20 Dec 2013

Your Favorite Posts From 2013

I recently posed this question on Twitter, and some of you took the time to reply, so I wanted to share some of your responses here.

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02 Sep 2013

The Secret Behind My USB Earrings – REVEALED!

I wear an 8GB USB flash drive on each ear as earrings. I have for years, and they always get a lot of attention – at tech conferences, sure, but I mean everywhere. In the elevator in my office building, on the train, at social events, you name it.

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17 Jul 2013

Fitbit One vs Fitbit Flex: Which is Better? (An Experiment)

I’ve been on a Fitbit kick for a few months now, and have spent quite a bit of time getting to know the Fitbit One, which I really love. After I lost my second one, however, I started to think that maybe I should get a Fitbit Flex instead, since

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05 Jul 2013

Make or Buy The Internet from “The IT Crowd”

If you’re a fan of The IT Crowd, you’ve probably fantasized about playing the same trick on your co-workers as Roy and Moss play on Jen. The good news is, now you can.

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