Open Source Doesn’t Imply Transparency

April 28, 2014

“Our group removed half of the OpenSSL source tree in a week. It was discarded leftovers,” de Raadt told Ars in an e-mail. “The Open Source model depends [on] people being able to read the…

So You Want To Be a Consultant?

April 8, 2014

Last week I responded to this thread on Hacker News with an open invitation to email me with questions about tech consulting. A handful of people took me up on it, and their questions forced…

Productivity Tips #1: Wisdom from David Allen

March 27, 2014

This is the first installment of a series on productivity. In this post, I’d like to reference a book called Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen. This is a great…

How Blogging Can Advance Your Career – A Personal Perspective

March 20, 2014

I decided to write this post because I’ve noticed that a lot of my coworkers don’t blog their ideas, opinions, or thoughts around what they do at work or about their career passions in general….

Udacity Online Training Review

March 13, 2014

I recently took the Udacity Hadoop and MapReduce online course, with the extra classroom / coaching option. An interesting aspect of the experience was that a number of my coworkers at Twin Technologies took the…

12th Annual Autism Society Gala

March 6, 2014

Individual Challenge met by Team Effort As leaders in innovative software for business, we understand that each situation is unique in its challenges. For every particular circumstance, the right team effort can help develop the…

Telework: Live Where Your Heart Takes You, Without Trading Your Career

February 27, 2014

I love where I live, but there are not a lot of job opportunities. The beauty of today’s world is that I can now work remotely for a foreword-thinking company and have a lifestyle up…

Frame by Frame XML Animation with Google Android

June 23, 2008

One major issue I ran into when working on the new Manning book, “Unlocking Android,” was trying to use the Google Android Frame by Frame animation example and API from Google. It appears to be…