Personal Projects & Interests
I've done a few presentations over the years, but a couple of the more recent ones include a talk I gave at Quardev about integrating performance and security into a software development process and a podcast I did for Underserved.
- Performance and Security Quality Practices in Continuous Delivery
- Underserved Podcast: Social-Emotional Learning, Software Development, and EdTech
Every so often, when inspiration flows, I express my artistic side with mashups with Photoshop, whether it's a new take on old travel posters, noticing two popular consumer icons share the element of a mermaid, or other things I find humorous.
Pumpkins & Gingerbread Houses:
I've carved a few pumpkins over the years, and am refining my skills each year. A couple years ago, I also started building more ambitious gingerbread houses, based on designs I prototype using cardboard.
The following articles were written for OSOpinion.com (now defunct) and were subsequently syndicated on Yahoo News and the NewsFactor Network, among others.