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Ambrose Little

Experienced software and UX guy. Over 20 years making professional software. Lots of tech/tools/languages. Father of 7. Armchair philosopher. Currently focused on full stack dev with React, Node..

Education

BA in European History; Humanities & Philosophy

Work

Principal Software Engineer

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How to not be a dinosaur.

Thanks for sharing. I feel ya. I took a dev hiatus into des...

The Best Book to Read as a Developer

Really appreciate your insights! Just wanted to make sure I...

The Best Book to Read as a Developer

I noticed the book was published in 2006. I can't help but ...

Technical Interviewing is Broken, But We Can Fix It

Thanks. Sometimes I sure wish I had a proofreader. :)

An Introvert's Guide to Being Sociable: Being Loud

Hi Diego, I suppose a big part of my article is about arti...

Technical Interviewing is Broken, But We Can Fix It

I agree with you. The CS things I've learned do come in han...

Reasons Why Your Technical Recruiting Emails Are Failing

Hi, Mark. If you end up outside of an originally stated ran...

Reasons Why Your Technical Recruiting Emails Are Failing

Oh! My favorite is when they ask if I know anyone else. DEL...

Reasons Why Your Technical Recruiting Emails Are Failing

Companies always know what their budget is for a role. They...

Got Any Advice for Early-Career Programmers?

The most important thing you can do is invest in cultivatin...

An Introvert's Guide to Being Sociable: Faux Openness to Feedback

Ah, good point. I didn't really suggest how to deal with me...

How to explain what is the back-end?

"Not the front end." :-D The kitchen analogy works as an ...

What is Event Sourcing?

Thanks for calling out that such an architecture makes expl...

The Top 3 Ways to Fail at Interviewing Software Developers

Hi Phil, I agree collaborative design challenges are anoth...

The Top 3 Ways to Fail at Interviewing Software Developers

I presume the offense taken here is an inference that non-w...

The Top 3 Ways to Fail at Interviewing Software Developers

Thanks. I appreciate the thoughtful response. I'll stay awa...

Why (I think) "Cost of Living" pay for remote workers is BS.

Sorry, I did not see your other post. FWIW, I don't think...

Why (I think) "Cost of Living" pay for remote workers is BS.

Hi Patricio, if I were hiring in Mexico City, I'd do my bes...

Why (I think) "Cost of Living" pay for remote workers is BS.

I agree with you, if COL adjustment is the company rational...

Why (I think) "Cost of Living" pay for remote workers is BS.

As a fellow remote employee, I feel ya. However, pay is often...

If you were hit by a bus tomorrow would your project be dead in the water?

Love the drawing!

How do you pronounce "PostgreSQL"?

Postgreskel. :D I usually don't pronounce it at all, though...

The Demise of Reuse

Ha. Nice allusion ("butter...").

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