27th June 2013
I’m finding it incredibly hard not to be bitter about having paid couple of hundred thou $$ to the US gov’t in taxes & education over the last couple years, have tons of recruiters harassing me everyday for a job & still have no Green Card.
There’s obviously a fucking demand & I’ve paid my fucking dues! Someone should just start a new country around the concept of a new tech hub. Where investors, entrepreneurs & hackers can just go about the business of creating magic without having to deal with outdated colonial-era relics.
18th December 2011
Machiavelli ‘05 nice nose, flavors of raspberries, great tannin & good finish
23rd November 2011
Link reblogged from giant robots smashing into other giant robots with 32 notes
I’ve been speaking about and teaching people vim for several years now, and I’ve noticed a surprising pattern: people are literally afraid of learning the editor.
Over the years, the popular mythology around vim has become that it’s insanely difficult to learn; a task to be attempted by only…
17th November 2011
A really well put together film on one of the few remaining Japanese swordsmiths, Korehira Watanabe. His desire to preserve tradition & pass along the passion he has for his craft come through beautifully.
13th November 2011
A lamp I picked up & just have not been able to take my eyes off of all day
12th November 2011
Link reblogged from Instagram Engineering with 831 notes
In our office, we have a pretty amazing paper shredder. Seriously, the thing shreds just about anything. It even has a special slot for credit cards (why anyone would want to regularly shred credit cards is beyond me, but I digress…).
One day, after shredding some paper, I thought to myself:…
4th November 2011
Road to Hana - Maui, HI
4th November 2011
This really become my default choice, of recent past.
2nd November 2011
Spent the day learning wave theory & putting it to practice thx to ITunesU on IPad & some actual waves
1st November 2011
Link reblogged from Instagram Engineering with 171 notes
When transitioning systems, sometimes you have to build a little scaffolding. At Instagram, we recently had to do just that: for legacy reasons, we need to keep around a mapping of about 300 million photos back to the user ID that created them, in order to know which shard to query (see more info…
28th October 2011
In a city so well known and loved, where does discovery lie? In the thrill of the new, yes, but also in the surprise of memories waiting at every corner.
27th October 2011
Hawaiian sunset, check
22nd October 2011
Why, hello coconut beach!
18th October 2011
One of the best feelings to be had in Hawaii - discovering a secluded beach