I want to give a big shoutout to my wife, who just finished her graduate study in Master of Information Management and Systems at UC Berkeley. She started her study during the pandemic but managed to make the most of the two years. I am proud of you, and I will continue to be…
Another team merged with my team this week, and now I have nine engineers on my team. It’s close to the limit of what I can support, and I do worry…
I tested positive for COVID last week. Thankfully, my symptoms have been relatively minor, and I was able to take most of last week off to recover…
When it rains, it pours. A lot is going on in my life, and it’s been challenging to get through the past week. But with the support of people around me…
I heard through the grapevine that Netflix plans to introduce engineering levels like those found at levels.fyi. Netflix has not had levels for its…
The most productive work we can do is canceling work found to be unproductive. This may be counterintuitive as we start our careers as doers (design…
It was my birthday yesterday, and I enjoyed some excellent quiet time with my wife. In the past, I would have gone out and got drunk. But I learned that…
In my random donut chat with another engineering manager, I shared my team’s challenges that surprised me when I joined. When I was done, they said I…
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