“Council of the Wise Developers” podcast

Posted on October 18, 2021

I had a lot of fun talking all things tech to Enoch Wise - a billionaire transhumanist 10-xer on the spectrum. Need I say more? Check out the podcast here!

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Podcast on Innovation and Hackathons

Posted on March 10, 2021

I was a guest on Yieldstreet's "The Yield" podcast episode #31, where - together with my coworkers Talia Fayaz and Joe Sancio - I talked about engineering innovation and the Hackathons that I ran during the 2020 pandemic. Check it out! Apple Podcasts Spotify Youtube

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How to run a Hackathon during a global lockdown

Posted on November 10, 2020

My first post on Yieldstreet's "Distributed" blog - detailing my experience running a fully remote Hackathon for our team during the Covid-19 lockdown. https://distributed.yieldstreet.com/how-to-run-a-hackathon-during-a-global-lockdown/

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How to Get Product and Engineering to Collaborate While Remote

Posted on August 29, 2020

It was great to be interviewed by BuiltInNYC for the article on best ways to get product/engineering teams to collaborate during these difficult times. Check out the article here!

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New company blog – Yieldstreet Distributed

Posted on July 27, 2020

It's been a while since my last post, tons of things happened, which one day I will hopefully write an update about. I'm usually too busy building exciting stuff to post on a regular basis.. but I will make an effort to write more. For now - check out the new product, design and engineering blog at Yieldstreet. It's called "Distributed", which is a play on words: Distributed architectureDistributions we make to our investorsDistributed ...

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Mark43’s 2018 ‘Dope’ Hackathon Rundown

Posted on May 7, 2018

We had another awesome hackathon at Mark43. Check out my article for our engineering blog, with some cool project details! https://medium.com/mark43-engineering/mark43s-2018-dope-hackathon-rundown-a96e35d3301a

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Internet is Mission Critical

Posted on August 22, 2017

Police departments should treat internet as mission critical — at headquarters, substations, mobile data terminals (MDTs), and any other locations. Check out my first article for Mark43 blog! https://www.mark43.com/internet-mission-critical/

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Things to consider before buying enterprise software

Posted on August 4, 2017

My latest for Forbes - based on some hard-earned experience buying enterprise software  

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How MTA shut down my app for Penn Station commuters

Posted on July 12, 2017

My first post for Medium - this is a story of my first iPhone app — from idea, to planning, to execution, release, initial success and (spoiler alert!) having to shut it down because of New York City’s MTA. The last part was painful, but overall it was a great experience and I learned a ton of cool things. Click here to read more

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How to avoid making your clients angry with product delays

Posted on June 13, 2017

I first learned this lesson ten years ago at my first company (a financial technology startup), where as a newly minted engineering manager, I let the client know on Friday afternoon that the release scheduled for today wouldn't be happening. The resulting explosion was a harsh lesson, but I'm glad I learned it early. (more…)

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