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Posts tagged ‘blog’


How to be a mentor – Nicholas C. Zakas

Over the years, I’ve learned a lot through the mentors I had and have done a lot of reflection to figure out why they were so effective. I’ve tried to put those learnings into action with the engineers I’ve mentored. Here are some of the things I’ve learned.


Blog post: Create Value by Writing

Terrific blog post…


Greaser at Bessie Mine, AL

Greaser at Bessie Mine, AL

Found this picture on Shorpy, a blog for historic photos. I could spend all day looking at the pictures. I’m impressed that most seem to include a high res version as well. Very cool stuff!


Fresh meat on SBNation


11 Things to Consider Before Making Your Own Baby Food

My wife has started posting more on the blog that we set up for sharing updates as our daughter grows up. She’s currently in the midst of a three part series about making baby food at home.


Day 1

Yesterday, while celebrating a birthday, I spent a lot of time thinking about things that have happened over the last year. Last year was quite awesome, but something that struck me is that most of the good things that I can recall were things that just happened to me, rather than things that I went out and achieved.

As a result, I’m making some goals for the next year of my life. Calling them new year’s resolutions would be completely accurate, but I’m not going to publicize them all at once. I’m just going to start off with one and see where I can go from there.

My first public resolution for this year of my life is to post something to this blog daily. Notice that I said “something”; a simple picture or quote counts. The bottom line is that I am tired of having stale content here.

So here’s Day 1…


The Morning Brew [blog]

As the summary of the blog states: “The Morning Brew is a daily .NET software development link blog published by Chris Alcock, a software developer from the north west of England.”

I highly recommend following this blog if you are looking for any easy way to keep up with the happenings around the .NET world.

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