Open Source Initiative: 2021 Platform

6 minute read Published: 2021-02-21

This is my official announcement post for my candidacy for the OSI Board of Directors in 2021. Read on for the description of my platform and goals. This post is shared on my personal site and on the 2021 OSI Board Elections page.

An overdue reflection on 2020

1 minute read Published: 2021-02-07

I try to journal around New Years every year. I'm running late this year, but with good reason - I had top surgery in December and wasn't able to sit at my desk and comfortably write for a few weeks. By the time I could, I was swamped at work and focusing on that. Check back for a follow-up to this post when I get around to actually writing it πŸ˜…

New Site, Who Dis?

2 minute read Published: 2021-02-01

I thought that migrationg to a static site generator would be a good motivation to spend more time learning Rust ... but once I compiled Rust, and compiled Zola, everything else was just a matter of getting the templating to render well and fiddling with my build-publish workflow. Oh well. I still have a new site that I'm much happier with :)

Identity Vectors

4 minute read Published: 2020-09-27

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been at Microsoft for almost a year now β€” and that I came down with COVID-19 six and a half months ago. When I look back at the tumultuous political landscape that is 2020, these two events will doubtless color my memories of this year in ways that I can not yet really understand.

Six to Eight Weeks

6 minute read Published: 2020-05-26

The doctors told me that it takes six to eight weeks – on average – for healthy folks with my symptoms to recover. It took more than six months.