Radicalized

I cried last night as the final projections were coming in and it became clear Trump had been elected the next President of the United States. I cried again, no, I sobbed, this morning before I even managed to get out of bed. The thoughts flooded my mind and it was just too much. ACA …

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Remote vs in-office work is a false dichotomy

Johnathan Nightingale, who I know from when we were both at Mozilla, recently wrote about Why More Companies Don’t Do Remote Work (and probably shouldn’t). How we talk about “Remote vs. In-Office” work I agree with much of Johnathan’s analysis. I don’t think those who favor in-office work are monsters. I don’t think companies shy …

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Life one year after leaving Mozilla

A year ago tomorrow was my last day as a Mozilla employee. Quitting was the one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I’m working for myself and I love it. Here are some projects that I’ve been working on: Building a wood bookcase from scratch. Watching and photographing the birds that visit our yard. Recruiting and …

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When the Worst Happens (OS Feels 2016)

What follows is the text I used as my guide during my 2016 Open Source and Feelings talk When the Worst Happens. You can also view a video recording of the talk. [Link added 26 August, 2016] Some housekeeping to get us started. First, I have cough-variant asthma. I can usually get through a shorter …

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