Cantilever was hiring recently, and I got to manage the hiring process. I learned an incredible amount that hopefully will make its way into a few blog posts, but today I wanted to talk a bit about new developer applications. We were hiring for a (fairly) junior role, which is great for newer developers looking to… Read More

Posted January 23, 2017 at 9:06PM

A couple of projects crossed my desk recently that have made me stop to think. The first was a website for Islamophobic group. The first result of a web search told me the organization was an identified hate group in multiple countries, and barred from entering Britain. I didn’t think twice about writing back to… Read More

Posted September 6, 2013 at 2:02AM

Good news, everyone! Starting July 15th, 2013, I’m dedicating myself to freelance web development full-time. Book your WordPress or front-end development project with me now! Whew!  I’ve been battling with this decision for over a year, and it feels great to finally be able to say it out loud. Why would I leave a safe… Read More

Posted June 12, 2013 at 10:00AM

My biggest professional shortfall is distraction. I’m easily distracted, and getting into a productive work state is a constant struggle. While out for a lunchtime walk the other day, I was mulling over tools to help me stay focused on a given task. Like any geek, I started with a few overly technical solutions, and… Read More

Posted October 15, 2012 at 10:17PM

Web Development isn’t just data types and syntax – it’s really about problem solving. Sometimes the problems that need solving aren’t less about computers and more about people, and that can work to your advantage.

Posted January 23, 2012 at 4:40PM

In this post, I discuss the first steps I took to stop being a salesman and start being a web developer. It wasn’t exactly a promising start…

Posted January 19, 2012 at 1:18AM