What is Synthetic Data?

What is Synthetic Data? What can I use it for? Is it as good as real data? Find out the answers to those and more

Write Docs Devs Love: Ten Tricks to Level Up Your Tech Writing

You're read good tutorials, you've read bad tutorials. In this talk I'll discuss 10 tips and tricks to level up your technical writing.

How I Write Conference Talk Proposals

As a Developer Advocate, speaking at conferences is an integral part of my career. I submit many papers to conferences all around the world. Over the years, I've developed a process for thinking about, writing, and submitting talks for conferences. In this post, I'll share with you my process for writing CFPs.

Swimming with the Sharks: A Recap of My Second Year at DigitalOcean

This year was definitely a year of extremes. From the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, this year will not be forgotten anytime soon. You know the drill, grab a hot beverage, a blanket, and gather round as I recap the year that was 2021.

Redirecting Web Traffic Using Flask

In this tutorial we'll use Flask and DigitalOcean's App Platform to redirect traffic from one URL to another.

Random Musings About Resumes

Drafting a resume can be a nerve wracking experience. While there are many resources available for creating a resume, I still see the same mistakes year after year on resumes. In this post I'll discuss my philosophy regarding resumes and some tips on how to make yours better.

A Year Without Pants: Strategies for Successful Remote Work

Remote work can be challenging. In this talk I'll discuss different strategies for increasing your productivity and enjoyment of remote work.

Getting Started with Flask

Flask — a, free, open-source Python web application framework — is one of the best ways to build applications. It is a micro framework, meaning your entire application can fit inside a single Python source file

Keeping Your Sites and Users Safe Using SSL

In this Tech Talk, I’ll go over SSL, its history and how it works, and how to secure your sites with SSL so that you can keep your users’ data safe.

Tech Industry Interviews are Bullshit. Let's Make Them Better

If you ask almost any programmer what their least favorite part of the industry is, they'll likely say interviewing. The Tech industry has transformed what should be a simple process into an unholy nightmare. When a majority of your industry says it _loathes_ the interview process, perhaps we should examine it more and attempt to make it better.