There are few things I love more on the internet that seeing what helps peoples' digital lives tick. This is my attempt to share my little corner of the internet.
Presently my focus is on user interface engineering emphasizing standards, accessibility and the end-user experience. I constantly strive for pixel perfect implementations, highly flexible and reusable code and the highest quality craftsmanship for all of my work. Ruby on Rails and Ember.js are my frameworks of choice these days, with the occasional dabbling in Node, Backbone, and all manner of static site generators.
I currently reside in Longmont, CO and am a happily employed Software Engineer for HashiCorp.
Most people that know me say I have at least a few to many computers. Honestly, I can't argue with that. I've got a soft spot for Apple and rarely more than arms length away from a device connected to the Internet.
On the go, I prefer my diminutive 11" Macbook Air which, after more than 5 years, I still swear is one of the best computers ever made. At home I have a beast of a custom built Windows whose entire purpose is watching Twitch.tv and playing PC games. In addition to that, a Mac Mini hooked up to a glorious new Samsung plasma and a pile of Apple TVs scattered throughout the house.
All of my media gets served from a Synology NAS with 15TB worth of drives stuffed in it hooked up to way too much enterprise grade networking gear for a private residence and a Mac Mini Server for odds and ends like automatic downloads, time machine backups, and continuous integration and automated testing.
Oh, and of course I have an iPhone 6 never out of arms reach.
Good hardware is nothing without good software. I do my best to keep a fairly limited set of tools at my disposal and all have been heavily customized to my process at this point.
All of my code, articles and even to-do lists are written in Sublime Text 3. I browse the internet with Chrome. Version my code with Git and Github. Read my feeds with Reeder. Perform backups with SuperDuper. Chat through Adium. Manage photos with Lightroom. Move files with Transmit. See what people are talking about with Tweetbot.
And my entire digital life is in the hands of Dropbox.