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Yes And Development

A twitter joke and an improv "yes and" leads to an app two days later.

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Becoming a Community Manager

Next week I transition to my second job at Rackspace, a Technical Community Manager. I'm very excited, since this role will allow me to spend more of my time extending one-to-many support. I think that my strengths lie in expanding individual support interactions for broader consumption.

I'll be ...

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Getting Started With Redis Hangout

Every week I host a live video hangout series called Office Hours. We discuss a range of cloud computing topics, and invite guest experts in to share their experience. This past week I had the honor of chatting with three members of the Rackspace Data Stores team about Redis.

Highlights ...

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Making Assumptions about my Fellow Passengers

Editorial Note: I wrote this in June of 2012, while waiting on a delayed flight in the Phoenix airport. I wish I had written more of these.

Since I have once again been delayed on my flight, I thought I would pass the time by imagining the back story for ...

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Vices CD Release Party

Last night my wife and I attended the CD release party for our friend Danny Gibbons who performs as Our Sleeping Giant. We had a fun time with great people, listened to some good music, and got to celebrate Danny's achievement.

The show was at The 1011 in San ...

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Easy Filesharing with Dropzone3 and Rackspace Cloud Files

From time to time I need to quickly share an image or file with a colleague, a friend or client, and that's usually something I would do on a one-off basis by emailing, or uploading to Dropbox or something. This is a pretty easy workflow, but it could probably ...

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Keep Peddling

My four year old son has his first bike. I've been spending my evenings teaching him how to ride - he's catching on fast. One area he's struggling in is the turns. He's not confident, or not focused, and he tips over in the turns. I was ...

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