How I Prepare A Tech Talk

Almost weekly someone will ask me how do I put together a tech talk. I'd like to think I've gotten pretty good at answering. In fact I've gotten so used to sharing The Matthew Gerstman Method that it might as well be it's own talk. That's too meta for me, so I went with a blog post.…

White Noise

The play starts with a monologue by Leo, a black man, played by Daveed Diggs, about his insomnia, his friends, and the ever present white noise he hears in his head. He talks very little about race, although it becomes obvious that's the focal point of the play when he suffers from police brutality.…

Mary Had a Little Lambda

Originally I set out to write a sequel to Functional Programming Fundamentals that covered all of the scary jargon. This quickly evolved into What the Functor? In that article I covered monads, monoids, and functors. Now we have one last bit of scary functional jargon, lambdas.…