Go where you're treated best.

This piece of advice is the Great Simplifier. It cuts through all the noise and uncertainty to help you make better decisions. It applies to romantic relationships. Don't stay in the relationship that bring you low.   It applies to family dynamics. Don't emotionally invest in family members who refuse to…

3 Tips for Passing the (Broken) Tech Interview

I've been fortunate to work for multiple top technology companies in my career, including AWS/Amazon, Oracle, and Facebook. There are classes of problems you can only tackle at companies like these, where billions of dollars of business flows through systems that you design and build. It's fulfilling knowing something…

Write courageously.

My favorite definition of courage is, roughly, "being afraid to do the right thing, and doing it anyway." I've always viewed technical writing as a courageous act. In a world of petty arguments over tabs vs spaces, vim vs emacs, and React vs Vue.js—strongly (though increasingly jokingly) expressed…

A New Chapter

November 30, 2018 marks my last day at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, and the beginning of something new.…