“I’m working on my first tutorial now, about how to parse NetCDF files full of climate data using the Python programming language to save the data to an SQL database and integrate it into a traditional web workflow. That’s my DevOps!” Paul Ford, speaking my language.

Not even two days into the summer break, and Formula 1’s silly season is off the rails. 🏎

I write succinct git commits.

It’s a good feeling when all the code and infrastructure falls into place on the first try.

Weekend read.

Spending the morning in Golang, Postgres, and API land. Go really is a nice language to work in.

I have just a few podcast I listen to.

Good morning.

Editor: How’s your book coming along?

Me: …I might’ve accidentally drafted an extra chapter.


I live and work on lands represented by Native Nations whose sovereignty, governance, and treaty lands existed long before the state of Nebraska and Virginia. These Nations include the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, Umoⁿhoⁿ, and Manahoac Nations.