If you’ve ever watched The Big Bang Theory, you’re familiar with a character named Howard Wolowitz. You may not know that he was named after an actual person who the show’s creator knew and who I once worked for.
My first job was at a place called The Small Computer…
Interviwing at Amazon was one of the worst experiences I've ever had. Last year one of their recruiters contacted me about a position I really had no interest in and wasn't qualified for. He finally convinced me to apply for it and I got an interview.
Their remote interview was…
Instead, how about replacing it with a term that isn’t racially loaded, like Patronus. Y’all like Harry Potter, right?
That's what I call it, although for anyone who worked at Medium in 2019 it causes a bit of PTSD.
Today marks two weeks since my second Pfizer shot, which means I’m supposed to be fully protected. However, I don’t feel like celebrating. Instead I feel an intense sadness.
I’m not very social, so I actually liked the isolation of the last year. I was relieved that I didn’t have…
Since my days have been fairly uneventful, instead of a daily log, I’ll only be posting highlights and observations from now on.
Today is Henri’s birthday. I gave him a few new toys but Desi grabbed them right away. He didn’t seem to mind.
Zazie reopened for takeout, with…
Monday, Apr. 27
As expected, the shelter in place order was extended through the end of May.
I finally got my unemployment payment, and I took another coding challenge today.
Tuesday, Apr. 28 — Wednesday, Apr. 29
The days have been pretty uneventful. I’ve been trying to go for a…
Monday, Apr. 20
I can’t believe we’re on week 6.
It’s very quiet here for 4/20. The streets are nearly deserted with fewer people than I’ve seen the last few days, but lots of helicopters buzzing around.
Tuesday, Apr. 21
The ending of The Plot Against America really hit me…
Monday, Mar. 30
The shelter in place order has been extended at least through the end of April. Muni Metro subway service has been suspended indefinitely, with busses substituting for light rail. It’s strange not seeing the N Judah train running on my street.
I’m supporting my neighborhood restaurants that…