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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