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Farther Afield: Glendale & Pasadena

Farther Afield: Glendale & Pasadena

I was in Glendale for work this week, which is a rough enough commute that I stayed at a hotel Monday and Wednesday nights so that I'd only have to make the drive once a day.

Of course, the bike addict in me immediately seized on the opportunity: This means I have two evenings to kill, and I can bring my bike!

Glendale Sports Complex

Fern & El Prieto Cyn

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Garmin Screens

Garmin Screens

Once in a while I have to reset my Garmin, and every single time, I wish I'd written down how I have my various screens set up.

That ends today.

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There's Something I Want

And if I can get my weight under 175 and my Coachwhip PR under 9:00, I'm going to get it. Currently: 179 lbs and 9:22. So. 5 lbs, and 23 seconds.

Game on.

Coachwhip PR: 9:22

Neha Narula on Caching

I think this video, combined with Sarah Mei's blog post about the pitfalls of MongoDB has really gotten my head around the place NoSQL databases have in the web ecosystem.

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Sarah Mei: Livable Code

And so I started to wonder: Why is it that all the advice we get about software design, and process, why is it that none of that seems to matter in some ways? -Sarah Mei

This crystalizes so much of what I've struggled to articulate for so much of my career. Mei's answers have a deep insight that we're all going to need if we're to put these endless, tiresome religious debates about the One Best Way to make software behind us.

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