Someone wrote in asking: you always have ideas… How do you generate ideas to build something? Which is a great opportunity to pontificate. (I swear, I did not make this question up!) Let’s get this out of the way: I am the wrong person to ask. I am not an effective “idea guy”. I’m white, […]
I’m going to be getting Confident Ruby hardcopies printed, and I need someone to wrangle the cover art according to the specifications of the printer. I already have art assets from the cover designer in Illustrator format. This job just entails coming up with a basic spine and back-cover based on those assets. It’s more […]
Implementing a simple scripting task in various languages.
My mom has been nursing along an iBook G4 for many years, but it is finally showing signs of giving up the ghost. She could really use a “new” (to her) MacBook. A little about my mom: she’s now in her fourth year “in exile”, living in New Jersey acting as a full-time caregiver for […]
The Ruby community has some diversity challenges. I don’t think the Ruby community is any more biased than other tech communities; if anything, I think Rubyists are more apt to make a big deal over offensive content which would be considered business-as-usual in much of the traditionally white-male-dominated tech industry. Which, ironically, may make us seem like […]