Introduction to Foster Care

I’m going to go a little off-topic for this blog today and talk about something that’s not technology related but is important to me: foster care. My wife and I have been certified foster parents for several years...

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Parsing doubles in Finland

One problem I had this week is that a piece of code which had, for the previous few years, been perfectly behaved suddenly started crashing for a new customer. This was the first time I’d seen the code run on a Finnish...

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Goals for 2018

I’ve never been a believer in New Year’s resolutions; there’s a reason it’s a cliche to start a new exercise program in January and abandon it by February. Resolutions tend to be things that people would...

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That Conference Follow-Up

We’ve finished another┬áThat Conference! This was my third year attending, but my first time as a speaker. As much as I love the name (I’m going to That Conference next week. Which conference? That conference!) and...

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Lack of accessibility: my experience

We’ve been talking about guidelines for making websites accessible in general, and how to make them screen reader accessible in particular. Now let’s get away from the how and look at the actual impact of this work....

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