Tuesday, July 11, 2017 11:26 am

I was interviewed by Suzan Bond for the Indiedotes podcast. We talked about my Appalachian Trail thru-hike in the context of lessons that can be applied to goal and career management. This was the first podcast I’ve ever been on, and it was fun talking with Suzan. Check it out!

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:30 pm

I’m giving my talk, “Hiking and Hacking: Two Sides of the Same Coin”, at the DC PHP metup next Wednesday at 7 pm at Canvas Co-Work. In it, I discuss the similarities between software development and long-distance hiking.

If you're in the area, I hope to see you there!

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 4:11 pm

I’m pleased to announce that in May, I will be giving two talks at the excellent php[tek] conference in Atlanta, GA. One will be a technical talk on computational algorithmic complexity. The other is a comparison of long-distance hiking and software development, which I developed over the course of my Appalachian Trail thru-hike, and which I’m particularly looking forward to giving.

I missed last year’s php[tek] because I was on the Appalachian Trail at the time. This was the first tek I’ve missed since 2010, so I’m happy that I get to go this year partially to talk about why I wasn’t there last year!

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