As you may or may not know, we have a job platform on Stack Overflow, aptly named Stack Overflow Jobs. We’re pretty meticulous about what is allowed and what isn’t allowed, and as a result our sales team needs to be pretty high-touch with clients.
Continue reading “On developer hiring”
If you’re a self-driven person, you might be like me and beat yourself up every time you fail at anything. I fail often, and when I fail I can get really mad at myself. On days where I fail at everything from getting anything done at work to losing at video games to even forgetting to eat, it’s a fun spiral. Continue reading “The process is part of failure.”
tl;dr – I wrote an Android Wear app. The code’s here.
I really enjoy being in an air conditioned environment. Even more so during the summer. Continue reading “Android Wear & My Daily Commute”
This is a story about Dave.
Dave just took his first Software Engineering job 4 months after graduating from college. He’s very eager to get going and to show his chops to the senior devs. Continue reading “Don’t rewrite code.”
I transitioned from intern to full-time employee on August 6, 2012. Tomorrow, August 2, 2013 is my last day at Fitocracy. One of these days I’m going to nail this whole “having the same job for more than one year” thing, and it definitely looks like Stack Exchange, where I start in four days, will be when I do that.
Continue reading “Lessons Learned”
I always jokingly refer to jobs I’ve had in the past as being from “another lifetime”. I never put much thought into it when I say it, but looking back I think I can definitively say that I’m not the same person I was a year ago, two years ago, or even six months ago. Continue reading “My Self”