Month: October 2018

October 26, 2018 / Being a Dad

Helicopter ParentingI was at a family reunion last week, running after my toddler all afternoon to keep her away from the knives and power outlets. One of my cousins remarked that she’d always just let her children run free; they had to learn for themselves, didn’t they? That got me thinking.

October 19, 2018 / Science

Writing processAs some of you know, my day job is being a lead software engineer. I’ve discussed a lot of science on this site, but I’ve never actually discussed how computers work, even though I have most experience in that area. Time to change that.

October 12, 2018 / Reviews
October 5, 2018 / Writing

NachtwachtShakespeare famously wrote ‘to thine own self be true’ in Hamlet. This saying has been ripped from its original context and misapplied for centuries since. Let me add to that mess with regards to the concept of ‘originality’.