Announcing the stemverse soft-launch

Hi friends! I’m excited to share a side-project of mine, focused on increasing diversity in STEM. Some of you may have heard me talk about it, and now I’d like to ask you to check it out! Point your browser at There you’ll find a listing of over 450 books, videos, and initiatives that…… Continue reading Announcing the stemverse soft-launch

Manager vs. IC

My thoughts on the differences between manager and IC roles. I’ve gone back and forth between individual contributor (IC) and management/lead roles a few times in my career.  There are things I like about both.  Occasionally I’m asked to share my thoughts on the differences between the two roles, especially by people who are wondering…… Continue reading Manager vs. IC

Book Review: Jinxed

Jinxed, by Amy McCulloch IndieBound My Review: ★★★★★ In this near-future world, cell phones have been made obsolete by robotic pets called baku who are part companion, part communication device. The main character, Lacey Chu, is a robotics whiz who’s finally about to go to her dream school, Profectus Academy, where she’ll learn…… Continue reading Book Review: Jinxed