Cult of Personality in Tech

Cult of Personality in Tech

I want to start with something simple: I’ve worked in places where I was unhappy, unproductive, and afraid — and all the while, I thought I wanted to work there. I thought that I was lucky. I thought that it would be stupid to leave. I began my career...
Imagining your home with Bluetooth Low Energy enabled things

Imagining your home with Bluetooth Low Energy enabled things

Bluetooth low energy beacons, iBeacon or not, are changing the way we interact with the world by allowing it to interact with us. This is one realization of the Internet of Things that is coming to fruition. Over the past several months while writing firmware for the...
The Call is Coming from Inside the House

The Call is Coming from Inside the House

We’ve been talking a lot about women in engineering lately here at Mutually Human; Samuel recently wrote a post on the subject. I want to write down, clearly, what I think about the situation, and expose myself to correction if I’ve missed the point. I...
AngularJS Services and Factories Done Right

AngularJS Services and Factories Done Right

This post is a continuation of AngularJS: a retrospective We were tasked with creating a web application that was being developed simultaneously with an API from another team. Our AngularJS thick client web application had to be able to respond quickly to changes in...
Atom is Buggy, Beta, and Slow

Atom is Buggy, Beta, and Slow

Atom is a text editor made by Github. It’s in a large, “invite only” beta. It’s got bugs, it’s slow, and it’s sometimes uncomfortable to use. It’s also currently Mac-only. You should start using it as soon as possible. Let me...