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I am black history
February 7, 2022
Growing up in Florida, specifically just outside of Tampa, I never felt like I was in the "in-crowd." I spent my younger life growing up in the suburbs and...
meta-influencer, Mark Zuckerberg.
December 3, 2021
Mark Zuckerberg is now the meta-CEO, and all my family members are having meta conversations with me. My question to you is, have you noticed how Mark...
The end of the remote conference.
November 3, 2021
In 2020, I received an invitation to speak at Microsoft Build just before the travel shut down. I had not spoken at a Microsoft event prior and had little to...
Someone check on Brad and see if he is ok
June 18, 2021
Collectively the internet eventually forgets things, which is why I wanted to take some time and talk through some recent events to this small audience. I...
Delivering at a slower pace is ok
May 28, 2021
What’s up? It has been about a month since my last newsletter, which is off my biweekly cadence. I recently went heads down to ship two new projects, GitHub...
How TikTok became part of my content creation flywheel
May 3, 2021
Folks are catching on. In the last month, I have been in meetings with two separate startup founders looking for content advice and how to get started in...
Influencers are taking over
April 12, 2021
Suppose you have been reading this newsletter to get insight into developer trends and tooling. You may have noticed more folks have started to catch on to...
What is happening to DevRel?
March 26, 2021
I recently sat down with swyx to chat about his recent blog post about building digital communities. This is top of mind for folks, and I am confident anyone...
Building a platform to stand on 5 years later
March 16, 2021
The best thing I did for my career was creating a podcast with no listeners and invite startup founders and engineers to join me for a 30 min conversation. 5...
My approach to developer relations.
March 3, 2021
Over the past month, I set out to share a new tip GitHub Action tip every day of February. My job at GitHub exists to create other advocates from the GitHub...
Taking the opportunities that grow your career
February 12, 2021
Lately, my career has been a series of me moving from mentor to mentee. Whenever I get a chance to host a live stream with an open source maintainer or sit...
Growing with Developer Tools
January 29, 2021
A few years back, I worked at a new company called Netlify. You may be aware of them, but it is a tool to deploy modern web applications if you are not...
2021 is Here!
January 18, 2021
Goal setting for 2021 Fist off, thank you for subscribing to this newsletter, my hope was shipping a newsletter at least once a month, but I never found the...
Choosing side projects to work on
September 12, 2020
On Twitch this week, I was asked by numerous folks, "How do I choose side projects to work on," and my answer was all over the place. So allow me to fill...
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