I’ve started thinking about mine. I’ve ignored it for decades.
When I’m gone, nothing will remain. I haven’t done anything worthwhile with my life. Two hundred years from now my name may be found in digitized census records. But nobody will look for it.
Nothing is forever.
We’re in! We’ll outfit the office the rest of this week. (Get a rug, some plants, fiddle with the desk arrangement, etc.)
It’s fun to be back in the same WeWork I was in when I worked for CBRE. Our office is an interior office for now, so we won’t have to contend with roasting in the afternoon sun. Molly still works here, which is nice.
And a third person started working for CMB/Seattle. These are exciting times!
When SMS confirmation codes first went mainstream, they were four digits long.
Then, five digits long.
Today I had to enter a seven-digit SMS code to confirm my login with UnitedHealthcare.
This security technique is hitting a useability wall. Going beyond eight digits will make people not use it for two-factor authentication.
A chocolate chip cookie uses the fact that it actually contains chocolate chips as a selling point.
I’m not a foodie. But c’mon.
If you refer to yourself as a leader, you likely aren’t one.
If you refer to yourself as a “thought leader,” you are without a doubt not one.
The titles and descriptions I read on LinkedIn will occasionally wind me up.
This is from the new version of iStat Menus.
“The industry has a gender balance problem. Why is this?”
I’ll ask this question, and the follow-ups suggested by wingolog, in my next candidate interview.
Two weeks, Alaska? I could walk a mag tape over to you in less time.
My company, Coffee Meets Bagel, is starting a big hiring drive. It’s updating its openings for multiple jobs, including:
- Senior Data Scientist
- Data Engineer
- Senior Backend Engineer
- UI/UX Engineer
- Lead Android Engineer
Here’s the best part: All positions can be remote! Including, you know, in Seattle!
The company culture is great and the team (and work!) is lots of fun. The tech stack includes Python, Django, Cassandra, Redis, and PostgreSQL. (Click on that link for details on our goodies.)
If you’re looking for a change and think CMB could be what you’re looking for, ping me and let’s talk!
If you live in the Pacific Northwest, or even if you don’t, register for the new regional Python conference, PyCascades!