My Resolution Guidelines

So here’s the obligatory New Year’s Resolution post. I’m not going to tell you what my resolutions are, or what yours should be, but I have been mulling over some guiding principles for quite a while. These aren’t resolutions, per se. But they are guideposts I try to keep in mind personally when thinking about my resolutions, or in fact, whenever I’m taking any action. So here you go, my four principles. These are all in the form of “X is greater than Y”. In each case, this does not mean that X is holy and Y is evil. It

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2017 in Review

It’s that time of year when we look back to see how things have gone in the last year, what we accomplished, how well we stuck to our goals, any major changes – good or bad, and start making plans for the next year. All arbitrarily based on a calendar system someone made up centuries ago, but so be it. If there’s no natural origin point, make one up. 2017 was a year of massive change for me. I changed companies once and changed jobs twice. And to a large degree, I actually changed careers once. I abandoned one coding

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