A Road to Ember 4.0

I've been building ambitious web applications with Ember since 2014. Overall I'm very satisfied with how productive I am, and how seamless the framework has improved without breaking old code. There are, however, some major areas that I think Ember can improve on if it wants to stay relevant and…

This is what Change Looks Like

I woke up on Friday and started making breakfast. Although I rarely watch TV, I was away from my apartment and out of my normal routine, so I decided to put the news on and see what was happening in the world. I catch a glimpse of what looks like…

Companies Should Conduct Job Interviews Outside Of Business Hours

Most job interviews are held during regular business hours (9-5). This makes sense, as the people doing the interview are generally working during that time. However, many of the best candidates for a job are also busy at their current job during business hours. To me, it seems like a…

A New Alphabet

I was intrigued at Google’s decision today to undergo a massive corporate restructuring. For years Google has been ploughing profits from its monopoly advertising business into some radically ambitious projects. From upending the telecom industry with Google Fiber, reimagining transportation via self driving cars, and even extending the human…

The Call To Cancel Scam

I recently got my apartment cleaned through an app called Handy. Their app was slick, the service was great, and my apartment is now spotless. In order to get preferential pricing, I had to sign up for a “subscription” for ongoing cleaning services, which they said I could easily cancel…

Chipotle Failure

I get lunch at Chipotle very often. It’s hard to beat the convenience, taste, price, and healthiness of a burrito bowl. Last week I was running an errand at lunch, and while on my way back to my office I stopped at a Chipotle a little further away than…