I hate it when I loose work. I got a good three hours of typing in this evening, and then immediately fat fingered things and lost it all. Thank god for source control – I’ve only lost the last few hours, but it still sucks. Most of the actual writing time was probably the equivilant of poking and proding the soil before really digging the hole. I can dig the hole again, and this time I know exactly where to dig and everything, but it sucks that I have to do it over.

Okay, enough whining. Back to my rhetorical digging…

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Joe has broad software engineering development and management experience, from startups to large companies. Joe works on projects ranging from mobile to multi-cloud distributed systems, has set up and led engineering teams and processes, as well as managing and running services. Joe also contributes and collaborates with a wide variety of open source projects, and writes online at

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