99% Invisible

I came across a new podcast that I've been thoroughly enjoying - 99% Invisible, which describes itself as "a tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world." I'm working my way through the backlog of episodes, but so far, my favorite…

2015Q1 Running Report

It's time for my 2015Q1 running update! Total distance: 140.9 miles Average overall pace: 12:01 min/mi Longest run: 8.5 miles Fastest run: 5km in 29:19 My goal for 2015 is to go over 400 miles (which is 1.1 miles/day), and so far, I'm…

2014 Running Report

Now that 2015 is officially here, I decided to look back at my year of running and see what I accomplished: Total distance: 307 miles Average overall pace: 11:36 min/mi Average run distace: 4.0 miles Longest break: 33 days (ouch) Longest streak: 2 days Day most frequently…

Engineering rotations at Etsy

Etsy posted a walkthrough of their 'engineering rotation' for employees: This got us thinking about starting up engineering rotations, where people outside of the engineering organization spend some time learning how the team works and doing some engineering tasks. Armed with our excellent continuous deployment tools, we put together a…

Space!

Today seems like a good day to share the space-related news I've saved up, as I sit here watching the Orion launch NASA TV. The first 3D object has been printed in space History was made on November 24th at 9:28pm GMT, when the first 3D printer built to…