Media Appearances and Articles

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In the Media

I am a frequent guest on technology podcasts and I have been written about in CNN.com, Wired, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Register, The Mary Sue, Buzzfeed, and The Daily Beast.

Articles

Emotions as State Machines
July 12, 2017

Greater Than Code

Emotions can be defined as “neurological programs that require action.” This metaphor may resonate with us as programmers and provide a foundation for developing critical skills in identifying and positively expressing a rich range of emotions in healthy response to our interactions with other people in our lives.

The New Normal: Codes of Conduct in 2015 and Beyond
December 16, 2015

Model View Culture

Although we can rightly celebrate the progress that we have made thus far, we must also recognize just how far we still have far to go in making this phase in our cultural evolution a success.

The Dehumanizing Myth of the Meritocracy
May 19, 2015

Model View Culture

Is it enough to be measured by the quality of our code alone?

Codes of Conduct: When Being Excellent is Not Enough
December 10, 2014

Model View Culture

The idea that the software industry benefits from an unwritten law of unconditional and mutual respect is an extension of meritocratic thinking: it’s as unrealistic as the meritocracy itself.