This is a collection of my favorite writing from over the years. It ranges a bit from personal stories to technical advice. That said, I hope you’ll enjoy all of it!

⭐ Write five, then synthesize: good engineering strategy is boring.

⭐ Managing technical quality in a codebase.

⭐ Work on what matters.

⭐ Your first 90 days as CTO or VP Engineering.

⭐ How the Digg team was acquihired.

⭐ A forty-year career.

⭐ Reclaim unreasonable software.

⭐ How to invest in technical infrastructure.

⭐ How to evolve an engineering organization.

⭐ Why limiting work-in-progress works.

⭐ Metrics for the unmeasurable.

⭐ Infrastructure planning: users, baselines and timeframes.

⭐ Introducing SREs, TPMs and other specialized roles.

⭐ Sizing engineering teams.

⭐ Digg's v4 launch: an optimism born of necessity.

⭐ Migrations: the sole scalable fix to tech debt.

⭐ Some of my favorite technical papers.

⭐ Product management in infrastructure eng.

⭐ Inclusion in the first shift.

⭐ The physics of Cloud expansion.

⭐ Cold sourcing: hire someone you don't know.

⭐ Engineering management stuff I learned in 2017.

⭐ From lambda to kappa and dataflow paradigms.

⭐ Productivity in the age of hypergrowth.

⭐ Developing service oriented architectures.

⭐ Introduction to architecting systems for scale.

⭐ Genetic algorithms: cool name & damn simple.

⭐ An Epic Introduction to PyObjC and Cocoa