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Notes and Thoughts - How to Win Friends and Influence People

October 16, 2020

What follows below will be both a summary of the book How to Win Friends and Influence People, and some of my thoughts about the content of…

Dependency Injection in DotNet Core

June 21, 2020

Dotnet core has some great built-in features for enabling dependency injection in your services, and I wanted to get more familiar with them…

Rolling Dice

May 30, 2020

Let’s talk dice. I was reading this blog post, and in it the author asks a simple question. If he rolls 1 dice, and his son rolls 2 dice…

Advertising and Agile

April 06, 2020

I am currently reading the Conquest of Cool by Thomas Frank, and in it he talks about the transition between the 1950s and the 1960s of the…

Predictions 2020

January 26, 2020

This is that fun time of the year where everyone makes a new year’s resolution, a top 10 list of something, or makes wild predictions about…

HttpClient

August 25, 2019

The above is the most widespread common usage of HttpClient around, and it is wrong. We are going to spend this article talking about the…

Bike Sharing Revisited

August 23, 2019

Last time I looked at the bike sharing dataset for regression I was doing a couple of things either wrong or in a suboptimal way. Even…

5 Questions to Ask as an Interviewer

July 30, 2019

Software development interviews are one of the most talked about things in software development. Most of the discussion ranges between…

ML.NET Regression with Bike Sharing

July 21, 2019

Machine learning is currently the hot thing, and promises to continue to be the hot thing for the foreseeable future. Unlike Bitcoin and…

Reading

July 07, 2019

This is a list of books (and probably other things) that I’ve read, am reading, or want to read(related to software/career). I’ll be…

Toastmasters Icebreaker

July 07, 2019

My weakness is public speaking. It is something I have dealt with for a large part of my life. It is something that has affected the way I…