What do Android devs wish they had known?

What do Android developers wish they would have known when starting out? I have my own thoughts, but I was curious what others in the Android community had to say. So, I asked. preping my #chicagoroboto talk this weekend would love to include community examples of challenges or "things you wish you would have known" […]

One Path to Tech?

One Path to Tech?

I really enjoy chatting with people starting a journey into tech; hearing about their challenges, successes, struggles, worries, etc. It really illustrates the barriers present when starting a career. Some of these are inherent and part of the nature of learning anything new.  Learning is a challenge.  Developing a new skill set is not easy, […]

Growth in the New Year

Another year, another avalanche of collective new year resolutions.  January 1st is always a popular time for self reflection and to reevaluate and set goals for the upcoming year.  Many people, myself included, start the year with lofty ambitions and an idealized view of what the next 12 months will look like, but how do we […]

Remember the Journey

“Finally I remembered what I had found in ultrarunning.  I remembered what I had lost.” As I was reading last Monday morning, I came across this line from ultramarathoner Scott Jurek’s book Eat & Run. Throughout the week I reflected on this and on my own experiences training for my first marathon.  I thought of […]