My Current System for Todos and Meetings With People I’m Managing

Background I’ve tried lots of different todos and notes systems over time, and as what I’ve done has changed, the systems, tools and software has changed a lot. For our company, we use Asana for project management. However, for certain things, like discussion points for weekly 1on1s, or things to revisit on a recurring basis, … Continue reading My Current System for Todos and Meetings With People I’m Managing

Why vote?

It’s midterm election day tomorrow in the US, and recently I have been trying to convince people to vote. I wrote up a blog post and letter that we emailed to teachers on CodeHS, as well as created a lesson to help give people some basic information on voting. It shows people how to register … Continue reading Why vote?

Better to Get a Half-Baked Blog Idea on the Internet or Not to Write it at all?

Here’s a quick blog thought question: Is it better to get a half-baked idea written up and published on a blog/on the internet or not to publish it at all? Initially it might seem that if you have some half-baked idea it does not make sense to write it up since things on the internet … Continue reading Better to Get a Half-Baked Blog Idea on the Internet or Not to Write it at all?

Notes for Setting Up A New Mac

Here’s a few notes for future reference for setting up a new mac laptop. I am setting up a new MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports), 16GB RAM. In terms of getting our codebase working, we’ve improved that process a lot using a tool called Strap ( https://github.com/mikemcquaid/strap and https://macos-strap.herokuapp.com/ ) — which helps get a few basic things … Continue reading Notes for Setting Up A New Mac

Site for Neighborhood Comparisons Across Cities

I put together a post a couple years ago trying to compare neighborhoods across cities: https://medium.com/jeremy-keeshin/neighborhood-comparisons-across-cities-200b7bb6f864 I’ve recently put together a simple website/tool that lets you actually go in and enter your own comparisons of neighborhoods between cities, and then aggregates the results. Try out the site here: http://neighborhood.thekeesh.com/ You can select which cities you want to … Continue reading Site for Neighborhood Comparisons Across Cities