3 and a half frustratingly difficult career tips

Calendar icon   2024-03-02   Scroll icon  3042
Tag icon  advice , career , opinion

People often try to make advice as actionable as possible, and for good reason. This advice is not that. This advice is frustratingly difficult and vague, but has been instrumental in shaping my career. Hopefully it can do the same for you.

A deep dive into the strange world of Python versioning

Calendar icon   2024-02-17   Scroll icon  2826
Tag icon  dev , programming , python , software , versioning

Our CI has been tesing a lot less than we thought for months, all because of a very sublte versioning bug. So after a couple fialed solutions I decided to just dive into the specification to get to the bottom of this. In the hope that you won't have to suffer this issue like I did I decided to write it down. Here's what I learned.

Performance isn't just for FORTRAN

Calendar icon   2024-02-10   Scroll icon  2796
Tag icon  dev , opinion , performance , programming

Coding is hard. Coding things to go fast is even harder. In this blog post I'll be exploring why it is hard, and why you should do it anyway.

An honest talk about evangelism

Calendar icon   2024-02-03   Scroll icon  2735
Tag icon  ai , communication , opinion , programming , rust

A blog post on why we evangalise, why we hate those that do and my own role in both of those.

Maybe you do get what it's like

Calendar icon   2024-01-27   Scroll icon  2576
Tag icon  communication , intersectionality , marginalisation , opinion , racism

'You just don't understand what it's like' is a pretty common sentiment when talking about marginalisation, but I wonder if that's really true.