About Me

I am currently working at Cybrains, Inc. where I primarily engage with customers that need to build web applications with backends that support their everyday operations. I am also building the world's easiest to use firewall/router for home use and specifically targeted at non-techie Parents, that we call Chaperone."

What spare time I have left, I fill up by hanging with my family, playing tennis, cooking, playing piano, weight lifting, trail running, racquetball, squash, bocce, ping pong, and learning more about the Open Source community upon which, Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL, etc., are all based on. Lately, Ruby on Rails gets most of my attention as far as development frameworks go.

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Musings

my life, experiences, and reflections

On Hiring Good People

In the past, I have always felt it was my responsibility to put new hires at ease by letting them know that now that they're here, we'll do everything we can to make a long-term career path work. read more


Week Five in the Gym

Today, I saw a huge boost in the weights I was able to push and I'm not sure what exactly happened. read more


The True Power of the Internet

We are able to connect with other human beings that will uplift and enrich our own lives and journeys. We are able to uplift and enrich another's life by doing nothing more than sharing our own experience and journey. read more


Rekindling a desire to workout consistently

For the last 3 years, I've been pretty slack about staying in shape and my body was starting to let me know....like *really* let me know. read more


I'd Rather Eat my Britches than Do This

You're an entrepreneur! Congratulations. You're wearing every hat in the business. The technician, who executes on getting stuff done or making things work for the client. The marketer, who finds the next paying customer through writing, talking, greeting, calling, canvasing ad infintum. The visionary, who sees the grand picture of where the company can go and boils it down to actionable steps. The bookkeeper who's paying the tax man and minding every penny spent and earned. And so on! read more


Ramblings

about fetching, interpreting, and executing

Working on a Referral Pre-Launch Site

Since I'm at zero followers, I'm crafting a plan to bring in as many emails as possible in a week's time so I'm not … read more


Making Commitments, Reaching Out

In a very real sense, today is monumental for me. Today, I committed developer resources (not just my own) to my upcoming mobile app. I… read more


Preparing for Countdown

Today, I focused on setting up email and twitter accounts so I could begin to get the word out for [Matchpoint](http://matchpoint.io). When you're getting… read more


Ground Zero

I am at ground zero for a new venture I'm launching. So, let's talk about what I'm planning and where I hope to go with… read more


A Reflection of the Technologies Built Things With

Sometimes, a random event triggers a walk back down memory lane. That moment came for me the other day when I came across a CDR … read more