Week 5 at an Unbootcamp

June 2nd, 2017

My fifth week at Learners Guild is coming to an end. Efficiency and internationalization were among the topics I worked on. I also needed to figure out how to deal with a reluctant teammate.

Our mistakes

May 26th, 2017

An organization with a Department of Remorse? Look at the website of GiveWell.

Week 4 at an Unbootcamp

May 26th, 2017

My 4th week at Learners Guild is ending. I learned more features of JavaScript, but also got practice in dealing with hierarchy, precision, and the absences thereof.

Week 3 at an Unbootcamp

May 19th, 2017

Musings about what I learned during another week getting retooled for yet another career in software development.

Week 2 at an unbootcamp

May 14th, 2017

My retooling at Learners Guild has traversed a second week. Teamwork technology got added to the mix. I learned that “Do this” may mean “Do this and what else you should expect me to want you to do”.

Week 1 at an unbootcamp

May 6th, 2017

There is an unusual software development school in Oakland, where unusual people learn. I have just experienced a week there. I’ll tell you about it.

Vicarious liability for housing discrimination clarified

February 25th, 2017

Housing communities, it now turns out, may be “vicariously liable” for harrassment or discrimination perpetrated by their residents against one another.

Mostly wise advice on community property values

February 24th, 2017

Seven great ideas for increasing the value of property in housing communities have been offered by Robert Nordlund. Then, instead of stopping while ahead, he has added three more ideas that need a lot of work.