1. 2016 Election: California Senate Race

    The central question for many in the California Senate race this year is, what’s the difference between two Democrats? While there’s a lot to like on both sides of the race, there are some differences, and I’ll try to explore those in hopes of reaching a decision ...

  2. 2016 Election: California Propositions

    It’s election season, and in California that means lots of propositions to wade through. (There are 17 on the ballot this time around, which is a lot even for California.) I’ve spent around 2 full days reading through each proposition in detail, and here are my conclusions.

    If ...

  3. Hello, World!

    Hi, folks! What’s up? I hadn’t touched my old site in 12 years, and frankly, it was pretty hideous. So I decided to nuke it from orbit and start over. You’re looking at the result—this is my new, snazzy, mostly-content-free (for now) site, built on Pelican ...

  4. Tortoise Inc. & Hare Corp.

    Or, How to Talk to Your Business-Critter About Technical Debt—erm, Investment

    This is a tale of two startups, Tortoise Inc. and Hare Corp. I’m sure you know how this tale ends, and you probably even know why. Or, you might be surprised! Who knows? Anyway, I’m getting ...