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I write about tech, programming, policy, and anything else that interests me. I've written 8 posts on my blog to date. Search the archives below to find a specific post.

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Stop Using TODO For Everything

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Encouraging programmers to stop using 'TODO' for everything in their comments that requires them to do something later.

Rousing Reads – My Top 5 Fiction Novels of 2021

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I discuss some of the most enjoyable fantasy/sci-fi/historical fiction books I read in 2021.

5 Years of Brewing - Rating 48 Commander Decks

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I examine the many MTG Commander (EDH) decks I've built (or, mostly, proxied) over the last 5 years.

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We Just Recreated Cable – The Splintering of Streaming

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As the number of streaming services has proliferated, we've entered a world in which the future of streaming appears familiar.

Stop Using TODO For Everything

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Encouraging programmers to stop using 'TODO' for everything in their comments that requires them to do something later.

5 Years of Brewing - Rating 48 Commander Decks

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I examine the many MTG Commander (EDH) decks I've built (or, mostly, proxied) over the last 5 years.

Ranking the MCU – A Formula that Works

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With over two dozen movies and countless heroes, I discuss my favorite films from this impressive cinematic universe.

How to Audit a Class Online – Learn from Free University Courses

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I discuss learning on the web, methods for choosing a topic and course, tips to consider when conducting your audit, and more! Learn how to successfully audit public college computer science courses on the web.

Rousing Reads – My Top 5 Fiction Novels of 2021

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I discuss some of the most enjoyable fantasy/sci-fi/historical fiction books I read in 2021.

Rock with Regex – Learn Regular Expressions in 10 Minutes

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Regular expressions are a powerful tool that can be used to search, replace, and manipulate text. Learn how to use them to power up your programming!

All About Git: Power Up Your Programming with Version Control

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Git is an essential tool in any programmer's skillset that keeps a record of your work, drastically improves collaboration, and looks great on your resume. Learn how you can utilize it to power up your programming!