Inspired by a conversation with Diana Berlin, I wrote about what motivates me as a technologist, and the personal story behind why and how I learned to code.
I published the piece on Medium here, and am including it below as an archive:Read More
I'm writing this having returned from the 2016 EYEO Festival, a gathering of creative technologists, designers, and artists from all over the world. It was an amazing experience, and I highly recommend going if you ever have the chance to do so. There were many things I enjoyed about it...the excellent talks, getting to meet people I've only talked to on Twitter for the first time, and the late night dancing at Prince's nightclub.
By the end of the week, I noticed an underlying theme to several of the talks I went to and conversations I was part of, which was that of designing and creating tools.Read More
Since Swift was open-sourced, there have been many pull-requests on the project. Many of these have been grammatical or spelling fixes. Unfortunately, both on Twitter and on GitHub, there have been snide comments regarding these pull requests as being insubstantial.
Chris Lattner, the Swift project architect, thinks otherwise:Read More