At the Columbus Ruby Brigade, I’ll be presenting “Machine Learning for Gamers: Dungeon Forecasts & Dragon Regressions”. It introduces machine learning concepts using fun D&D examples!
You should come and check them out. Or tell your friends. Or both.
It’s been a while since I’ve been to Des Moines and I’m really looking forward to it. I used to travel there quite a
bit when I worked for Nationwide. The food was great, the people were friendly, and the traffic was light. I’m
especially looking forward to checking out the
The Forge that my employer,
Pillar, has built there. Should be a good time.
So, if you find yourself in the area or you’re someone from back in the Nationwide days, look me up. I’m always happy
I spoke at StirTrek a few weeks ago and they did me the service of recording my talk. It is
The talk consists of a discussion on where legacy code comes from, some good strategies for dealing with it, some bad
The slides for this talk are on
and, given that there is a lot of code on them, they might be a handy reference. Check ‘em out.
In preparation for this talk I put together an exercise foolishly thinking I might have time during the talk to
actually do some coding to provide some more concrete examples. I ran out of time but
the exercise is still out there if you want to practice some of
I also plan to record a series of screencasts where I show off some of these techniques against this repository. Watch
for those here or on my YouTube channel.