I am a software engineer based in Melbourne, Australia.

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TIL: The bandwith of the human eye

Apparently the human retina can transfer data roughly the speed of ethernet.
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A dumb tool for finding superflous indexes in Rails

A simple script which scans your schema file and detects indexes which are potentially unnecessary.
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On assuming good intentions

Assuming good intentions can make your day less stressful. If you don't trust me (understandable), trust these other people.
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TIL: Truncating tables in Rails

Truncating tables is a much quicker way of clearing out a large amount of data from a table.
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Resetting a MSK Kafka Consumer Offset

How to reset a Kafka consumer offset on AWS
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Complex Contagions

Spreading a new idea is sometimes complex.
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Great Meetings

Good meetings have three elements.
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Is it morally wrong to write inefficient code?

An exploration of the idea that if running code contributes to global warming, running inefficient code is morally wrong.
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Hypothetical Debugging

Form an explicit hypothesis whilst debugging.
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Zoom, Humming and Rough Consensus

A small tool to help you hum remotely.
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