software development

Sometimes I paint things that happen. Sometimes i discuss software development. 20 years in the industry, i have some strong opinions.

August 6, 2020

New drawing paper, and completing my first year as a software developer

Most of my drawings I’ve published recently, I was doing on paper bought at Daiso in the CBD, but of course I’ve not been in the […]
December 27, 2019

2019 in review. I did heaps.

This year was a mash up and probably one of the more interesting years I’ve ever had in terms of pure learning and application of learning. […]
December 26, 2019

Further abstractions of devops

I have a few more pencil drawings of abstractions of things that I’ve been working on. It’s been a strange, and very full year, too. So […]
March 31, 2019

I fought my laptop and my laptop won

When I did the short-term contract last year I had to bring my own PC for the first 3 weeks of it. Unwilling to bring in […]
March 5, 2019

So much learning – Rails and Watercolour Tutorials

Learning Ruby on Rails and doing watercolour tutorials, all while drinking red wine, going to the gym, and contemplating my career.
January 1, 2019

Rewarding and frustrating – 2018 in review

A year in review - what 2018 brought me and how I've moved on.
November 12, 2018

My career in STEM and why Mr Groves can go and get stuffed

My career is in STEM (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths). It’s long and involved and goes back to the late 80s – think acid wash, think […]
August 4, 2018

33 Non Destructive Pranks you can play at work that should not get you into trouble

Ok so most of these I don’t have photos for as they occurred before I had a smartphone and I didn’t carry a camera with me…but […]
August 1, 2018

7 Reasons why it’s good to have ADHD

I’ve talked about my ADHD quite a few times now but usually I have focused on the stuff that is annoying or difficult to deal with. […]