CAFFEINE

Caffeine was quick to get through but a fascinating history lesson on a chemical that has become so intertwined in our lives that as I learned in the book we can hardly differentiate consciousness without it. Michael Pollan does a wonderful job of covering the rise of “western civilization” correlated Read more…

2021 Goals

In 2018 I began posting my goals to the universe in an attempt to make myself more accountable for them. I am tracking them here along with details for my own benefit, and perhaps anyone else who may find any use in my code related exercises. Writing Them Down If Read more…

Minecraft Server

This has been a challenging year for all parents, but we are fortunate to be in a situation where we can be technologically creative. Our daughter’s birthday occurred right before the Covid-19 lockdown, but our son was not so lucky, and we wanted to be creative and make the most Read more…

Transformation & Nature

One of the driving forces for relocating to the pacific northwest several years ago was to make a concerted effort to be more connected to “the outdoors.” I have since then made a concerted effort to as often as I am able capitalize on the opportunities we have here, particularly Read more…

AWS Amplify - How it works

AWS Amplify

Today was my first day working at Amazon (AWS). I’m blessed with the privilege to lead the Amplify Console team within the AWS Amplify group, and I could not be more excited. The AWS Amplify Console provides a Git-based workflow for deploying and hosting fullstack serverless web applications. A fullstack serverless Read more…